Spilled near Saratov oil is pumped to a nearby pipeline

© Photo : courtesy of MOE Russia in the Saratov region are working to eliminate the consequences of the burst of the oil pipeline. January 19, 2018Spilled near Saratov oil is pumped to a nearby pipeline© photo : courtesy of the Ministry of emergency situations of Russia

The oil spilled after the accident at the oil pipeline Kuibyshev-Tihoretsk on the territory of Saratov region, is pumped into nearby oil pipeline Samara-Lisichansk, said on Friday the press service of the regional cupola MOE.

Thursday on the main oil pipeline company «Transneft» Kuibyshev-Tihoretsk near the village of krasnoarmeyskoye is made of oil and fire. The fire is extinguished. According to Rosprirodnadzor, the area of the oil-spill amounted to two thousand square meters, output of oil amounted to about two thousand cubic meters.

Affected 10 houses, two of which were completely burned, no injuries. The Governor of the region Valery Radaev promised financial compensation to the victims. One family, the authorities plan to move into a new apartment until 3 February. In «Transneft» the preliminary cause of the accident on the oil pipeline called the defect of the weld. To complete emergency repair work is scheduled to end Sunday.

«Today, January 19, all day in village Krasnoarmejsky the Engels district continue to work to eliminate the bottling of the oil… Is pumping oil from the ground to a nearby pipeline, undergoing renovations to restore torn pressure seal pipeline», — is spoken in the message.

Earlier in the MOE reported that by Friday morning in the trunk pipeline Samara-Lisichansk was pumped 150 cubic meters of oil products, with contaminated soil disposed of at the company «Transneft» — linear production dispatching service «Ternivka».

© Photo : courtesy of MOE Russia in the Saratov region are working to eliminate the consequences of the burst of the oil pipeline. January 19, 2018Spilled near Saratov oil is pumped to a nearby pipeline© photo : courtesy of MOE Russia in the Saratov region are working to eliminate the consequences of the burst of the oil pipeline. 19 Jan 2018

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