The fire in Kapotnya: Moscow refinery is operating normally after the incident

© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi in fotobounce oil refinery in Kapotnya, where there was a fireThe fire in Kapotnya: Moscow refinery is operating normally after the incident© RIA Novosti / Evgeny to Odinakovymi the image Bank

Moscow oil refinery in Kapotnya works in a regular mode, have informed in a press-service of the plant.

On Saturday morning there was a fire one of the sections of the catalytic cracking refineries. It already eleven o’clock firemen have completely eliminated the fire. To eliminate involved 120 rescuers and 30 pieces of equipment.

It is noted that the refinery continues to supply fuel to the capital market. The company also stressed that the timing of the repair will be determined after the examination.
«Other subsidiaries were not injured. The plant operates in normal mode and continues to supply the fuel market of the Moscow region», — said the press service of the refinery.

The causes of the fire

As told in the Ministry of energy, possible cause of the fire was the burnout of the coil in the furnace. According to the Ministry, we are talking about furnace 101 of catalytic cracking for petroleum refining in the production of No. 2.

Thus the final cause of the incident will establish the Commission of Rostekhnadzor, which has already launched an investigation. The situation also took control of the Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin and head of the emergencies Ministry.

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Veligzhanina in fotobanka at the Moscow refinery in KapotnyaThe fire in Kapotnya: Moscow refinery is operating normally after the incident© RIA Novosti / Anton to Veligzhanina in fotobanka at the Moscow refinery in Kapotnya

No casualties and serious consequences

According to recent reports, the fire at the refinery is not affected. In addition, the fire went mobile laboratory to measure the content of harmful substances in the air. During the work of the experts has not fixed excess of maximum permissible concentration of harmful substances.

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The energy Ministry also said that threat to population and environment due to a fire at the refinery there. Mosekomonitoring also has not received from the residents of the capital complaints on air pollution. The institution also confirmed that the fire in Kapotnya did not lead to the accumulation of pollutants in the air.

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«According to the automatic monitoring stations of air pollution no increase in pollutant concentrations. In the next few hours will remain the South-Western transfer of air masses, expected further improvement in the dispersion», — concluded the experts.

As stressed by the mayor, the shortage of fuel at filling stations in the capital after a fire in Kapotnya will not. The head of the Moscow Central Board MOE Ilya Denisov also noted that the incident did not affect the amount of processing at the plant.

It is also noted that the possible consequences for the refinery will install after a thorough examination.

© RIA Novosti / Anton to Veligzhanina in fotobanka at the Moscow refinery in KapotnyaThe fire in Kapotnya: Moscow refinery is operating normally after the incident© RIA Novosti / Anton to Veligzhanina in fotobanka at the Moscow refinery in Kapotnya

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