25 tons oil spill in Orenburg region

Publish date: May 24, 2006

25 tons oil spill happened in Orenburg region today.

The accident happened on the 24th km of oil pipeline Gashino-Rostoshi, near Sovetskoe town, Interfax reported. Polluted territory is 1200 square metres. The outbreak happened in a result of unauthorized tie-in. There is no threat of oil floating into rivers and basins. The nearest basin is located in eight km from the accident. Now works on oil liquidation are being implemented. The works are planned to be finished in June, 6.