The environmental damage caused by the accident at the product pipeline of Siburtyumengaz on the Ob River amounted to almost 284 million rubles, Izvestia was told on Thursday, June 3, in the press service of Rosprirodnadzor.
“Rosprirodnadzor calculated and presented to OOO Zapsibtransgaz the damage caused to: a water body (the Ob River) in the amount of 252,340,697 rubles; atmospheric air in the amount of 31 647 021 rubles. The company agrees with the calculation of the damage, ”the message says.
On May 28, Rostekhnadzor announced that the cause of the accident on the Ob River was a depressurization at the site of a manufacturing defect.
It was reported on March 6 that a wide fraction of light hydrocarbons (NGL, or propane-butane, used in everyday life and as a gas engine fuel) was passed at the underwater crossing of the Ob river of the product pipeline Nizhnevartovskiy GPP – Yuzhno-Balykskiy GPP on March 6.
On the same day, the fire was localized, work was carried out to dispose of hydrocarbon residues. As a result of the incident, one fisherman was injured with burns to his face and neck, but he refused to be hospitalized.
As reported, out of 700 tons of gas processing products that were in the cut-off area, up to 90% was disposed of in special barns, and most of the rest was burned out in open space.
On March 21, the press service of Siburtyumengaz reported that controlled product burnout was completed on the surface of the river, which is a planned stage in eliminating the consequences of a gas pipeline pass.
Experts continued sampling in the area of the facility for a comprehensive and comprehensive study of the possible environmental consequences of the accident.