Lukoil Reports Oil Leak in Russia
By Adria Calatayud
Lukoil PJSC said Monday that it dectected a leak of
oil-containing fluid in the Komi Republic, Russia, last Tuesday and
that clean-up operations have entered their final stages.
The Russian oil company said specialists detected the leak
during a helicopter check flight. The leak was found in a pipeline
that connects a pump station of the Oshskoye field and a booster
pump station of the Kharyaginskoye field, both in northern Russia,
The company said less than nine cubic metres of oil-containing
fluid found leaked to the Kolva river water body. Response
personnel contained the bulk of oil-containing fluid onshore,
Populated areas and business facilities, as well as
drinking-water supply sources, are in no danger, Lukoil said.
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