TASS reported that in the Orenburg region, the federal natural gas pipeline in the Ilik region exploded, citing the local government news service. There were no casualties or damage. The accident site was far away from the settlement.
According to the latest information, the accident occurred on a branch of the Orenburg-Novopskov natural gas pipeline. The main natural gas pipeline is designed to provide gas to the Ilek area, part of the Orenburg area, and part of the Sol-Iletsk area, and to transport natural gas to Kazakhstan.
Rescuers, regional service personnel, experts from the regional natural resources department, natural gas workers and ecologists came to the scene. The work of the service is coordinated by Denis Pasler, Governor of the Orenburg region.
on website The Russian Ministry of Energy reported that the emergency location belongs to OOO Gazpromtransgaz Yekaterinburg. The transportation of natural gas to the territory of Kazakhstan via Alekseevka GIS has been terminated. Natural gas is supplied to consumers from cylinders in the Orenburg-Novo Pskov natural gas pipeline.
Gas burnout occurs in the damaged area. This situation is under the special control of the Department of Energy. “Interfax” Note that this is the third accident that has occurred at Gazprom’s main transportation facility since the beginning of this year.