Major oil spill occurred in the NAO

The accident that led to the oil spill occurred on April 20, the name of the field in the Nenets Autonomous R.Trebsa (NAO), the development of which is held by LLC "Bashneft-Polyus". Fountain of oil could kill only on Sunday, said the regional emergencies department Russia.

"In the Yu. Trebsa Friday night about 17:30 MSK accident occurred during work on one of the exploration wells, resulting in the uncontrolled release of oil began," — said the representative of the Ministry for Emergencies.

Major oil spill occurred in the Nenets Autonomous District.  Photo: Voice of Russia
Major oil spill occurred in the Nenets Autonomous District. Photo: Voice of Russia

On Saturday night at the mine rescuers arrived and joined in the work. However gushing oil lasted more than a day, the fountain was shut down around 6:00 MSK only on Sunday.

"The occurrence of fire is not allowed. Injured. Currently, the field work began on the oil spill," — said the representative of the Ministry for Emergencies.

Area of contamination specified.

Press-service of "Bashneft" confirmed on Sunday that the evening of April 20 at work on re-activation of an exploratory well at the Yu. Trebsa there was an accident involving the release of oil.

"The operational headquarters was set up by an emergency. About the incident in a timely manner were notified state regulatory authorities and the administration of the NAO. Through concerted action to raise materials technology and human resources with specialized units MES in the morning on April 22 well blowout was liquidated," — said the representative of the company .

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