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The consequences of oil leakage on the site of the daughter of Rosneft on Sakhalin are completely eliminated
At present, the consequences of the leak have been completely eliminated, the oily liquid and contaminated soil have been taken to the landfill in the prescribed manner and disposed of. The ingress of oily liquid into the Ekhabi Bay was not allowed, the press service of RN-Sakhalinmorneftegaz LLC (subsidiary of Rosneft) told EastRussia.
According to the press service, April 3 on the field Eastern Ehabi Sakhalinmorneftegaz workers detected leaking of an oily liquid below the side of the oil trap design. According to preliminary estimates, the area of contamination amounted to 90 sq. M., The volume of spilled oil-containing liquid did not exceed 180 liters.
Sakhalinmorneftegaz immediately organized all the necessary priority measures aimed at localizing the leak and minimizing the impact on the natural environment. In operative order, a hydraulic dam was installed in front of the channel of the Kapnik stream, a drainage ditch along the bogged area was excavated. Now on the site of the leak a round-the-clock duty post has been installed and monitoring of the situation for the period of the flood has been organized.
The head of the Environmental Watch of Sakhalin Dmitry Nikitin shared with EastRussia and other opinion. According to him, the leak occurred 31 March, and the cleaning of the spill is still going on. He noted that yesterday and the day before yesterday in the cleanup continued to participate 9 units of heavy equipment: heavy-duty dump trucks exported snow and soil. This state of affairs does not fit in with the declared 180 liters of leakage. According to the estimates of the organization, the volume of spilled oil is estimated at least several tons, and the area of soil contamination is at least several thousand square meters. m.
Nikitin also noted that such leaks occur regularly, but not all of them manage to be made public. Thus, in 2010-2012 years, public environmental control has repeatedly pointed to similar leaks and spills with oil entering Ehabi Bay on the same oilfield.
According to EastRussia, soil and water samples were taken yesterday by employees of the Rosprirodnadzor Department for the Sakhalin Region to conduct an inspection and assessment for possible contamination. Sample results are expected within 10 days.