The dismantlement of oil products spilled in the accident on an oil pipeline in the Vladimir region, is scheduled to be completed by Friday evening, reports the Russian Emergencies Ministry.
The accident at the main oil pipeline near the village of October Vyazniky area (143-km oil pipeline "Verhnevolzhskie oil" Nizhny Novgorod, Yaroslavl ") occurred on Wednesday evening. Were immediately closed two valves — in Kovrov Vladimir region and one in Nizhny Novgorod region. Available PE installed 60 meters of booms that prevent oil in the water sources. According to MOE, razlivasostavila area 985 square meters, the threat to the environment and the population there.
"Over the past day from the surface of the soil received 42 tons of petroleum sorbent treated soil on an area of 100 square meters. At the site in the city of Nizhny Novgorod region Pavlovo removed 87 cubic meters of earth," — said in a statement.
According to authorities, on Friday, experts are planning to replace the section of pipe length of five meters and collect the remaining 8 tons of oil.
"The planned end time — 18.00 MSK Friday. For the works involved 188 people and 82 pieces of equipment, including from the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia — 39 men and 11 pieces of equipment," — the report says.