MOSCOW, 6 Mar – RIA Novosti. The fire section on the product pipeline “Nizhnevartovskiy GPP – Yuzhno-Balykskiy GPP” near Nizhnevartovsk on the Ob river is localized, there are no risks for the population and the environment, the SiburTyumenGaz company reported.
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.
“On March 6, at the underwater crossing of the Ob river of the product pipeline Nizhnevartovskiy GPP – Yuzhno-Balykskiy GPP, a wide fraction of light hydrocarbons (NGL, or propane-butane, used in everyday life and as a gas engine fuel) passed through, followed by a short-term ignition. The site was promptly localized. .. .From the place of fire to the nearest settlement about 44 km. There are no risks for the population and the environment, “the message says.
“Currently, the remaining hydrocarbons are being utilized through the envisaged design solutions (afterburning pits) and, at the same time, the emptying of the pipeline is organized according to design schemes. Monitoring is carried out by the enterprise in contact with representatives of the regional administration of Rosprirodnadzor,” the company adds.