Information Bulletin

Date of publication: 28 March 2015

During the night of March 27 to 28, 2015,  Transneft Volga Region, JSC Dispatch Service recorded a pressure drop at one of the sections of the Kuleshovka – Kuibyshev oil pipeline section (DN 500)

Oil pumping was stopped. At 02:00 (MSK), the patrol group discovered oil spillage caused by an unauthorized tapping at the 6th kilometer of the oil pipeline (the Neftegorsk District of the Samara Region). Transneft Volga Region, JSC emergency rescue groups immediately made repairs and put the pipeline into operation. Reclamation activities are being carried out on 100 square meters of land. According to preliminary data, up to one cubic meter of crude oil was spilled. No injuries have been reported; the local population, water bodies, railway and road networks are not under threat.