MOSCOW, 7 Mar – RIA Novosti. Rosrybolovstvo sent a group of specialists to the scene of the accident on the pipeline with a fire on the Ob river near Nizhnevartovsk in order to assess the possible damage to aquatic biological resources, the agency said. aquatic biological resources, “the message says.
The task force included representatives of the central office of Rosrybolovstvo, Nizhneobsk territorial administration, as well as regional branches of the All-Russian Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO) and the Main Basin Administration for Fisheries and Conservation of Aquatic Biological Resources (FGBU Glavrybvod).
“The damage assessment work will begin on March 7,” the department adds.
Earlier, the head of Rosprirodnadzor, Svetlana Radionova, wrote in her Instagram account that a fire was discovered in the Ob water area near Nizhnevartovsk in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug. Presumably, there was an accident on the underwater pipeline, she noted. According to Radionova, Rosprirodnadzor is monitoring the situation, and inspectors of the service will arrive at the scene in the near future to establish the causes of the emergency and assess the harm to the environment.
The company “SiburTyumenGaz” clarified that on the underwater section of the product pipeline “a wide fraction of light hydrocarbons passed through”, a short-term fire occurred. The site is promptly localized, from the place of fire to the nearest settlement about 44 kilometers, there are no risks to the population and the environment, the remaining hydrocarbons are being utilized.