Rosprirodnadzor the Saratov region after counting the damage done to the environment that a fire at the OJSC "Saratov Oil Refinery" ("daughter" TNK-BP) on Thursday, the plant will require compensation, reported Friday committee for the protection of the environment and natural resources field.
According to the committee, petroleum fire occurred Thursday at 14.55 MSK on ELOU-AVT-6 section visbreaking unit. As reported regional GUMCHS, fire was extinguished only at 18.23 MSK.
"Medical laboratory samples were taken in the area of air by the fire. These samples were sent for analysis. Since OJSC" Saratov Oil Refinery "is the subject of federal environmental oversight, Rosprirodnadzor the Saratov region will be calculated and shown to damage the environment," — said in a statement.
Saratov refinery produces more than 20 kinds of products. Average annual oil refining — about 6 million tons. Most petroleum products are exported. Net profit refinery in 2011 decreased by 24.5% — up to 1.176 billion rubles.