Spilling about nine cubic meters of oil occurred on Friday evening due to unauthorized tapping by 62-kilometer pipeline Krasnodar — Krymsk Kuban, said on Saturday the Southern Regional Centre (SRC) Russian Emergencies Ministry.
"Spill area was 70 square meters. An oil spill on the ground occurred in the territory of the Seversky district of Krasnodar region, three kilometers north-west of the village Il'sky, two kilometers from the river Ubin. Threats hit oil in the reservoir is not", — stated in the release.
Pumping oil through suspended. Oil supply will be resumed after operational investigative activities.
"Contaminated soil will be removed for recycling through Sunday at the asphalt plant Seversk village" — said the MOE.