Lukoil resumes oil supplies MOSCOW: Russia's Lukoil resumed supplies of oil to the domestic pipeline system operated by Transneft after a fire at the Usinsk
oil processing station, a spokesman for Transneft said.
On Friday, Alliance Oil (AOIL SS - Buy) took analysts on a trip to its Kolva field in Timano- Pechora, preceded by a meeting with Kolva's project management in Usinsk
An exception in terrestrial Arctic conditions was the Kolva River oil spill, a large-scale oil disaster that occurred near Usinsk
, northwest Russia, in 1994.
West Siberian Resources is headquartered in Bermuda, but has a local headquarter in Usinsk
supported by "LUKOIL-Komi" Ltd., Federal State Department "Komirybvod", the Department of Water Industry of Komi Republic and Usinsk
Regional Environmental Protection Committee.
It has also unveiled plans to introduce base stations in Vorkuta, Usinsk
and Pechora in the Komi Republic region.
The news media beamed shocking reports of the 1994 Usinsk
oil spill around the world, but it was only one of 700 "major" accidents and spills (defined as those involving 25,000 barrels of oil or more) that occur every year in Russia, spreading phenols, polyaromatic hydrocarbons, and a variety of other toxic chemicals.
This segment, scheduled to be completed in 18 months, will cost an estimated $460 million and involves construction from Kharyaga to Kirishi, (via Usinsk
, Ukhta and Yaroslavl).
In late August, an 18-year-old pipeline just south of the Arctic Circle spewed crude oil onto fragile Russian tundra near the town of Usinsk
. Komineft, the Russian oil company that owns the pipeline, erected earthen dams to contain the growing lakes of oil as crews worked to patch the latest in this pipeline's long history of leaks.
area of the Usinsk
coal deposit, located in the republic's north.