Russian navy reports specifications for Mistral-class helicopter carrier analog readyMilitary & Defense July 29, 14:53
Russia prepares deal on 2.2 billion euro loan to Iran — ministerBusiness & Economy July 29, 14:45
Foreign Ministry: US missile shield in South Korea to damage Russia, China securityRussian Politics & Diplomacy July 29, 14:39
Minister: Peace in Syria possible only if moderate opposition takes part in reformsWorld July 29, 14:32
Russian Central Bank retains key rateBusiness & Economy July 29, 14:26
Armored bank truck driver nabbed for allegedly staging fake heistSociety & Culture July 29, 14:23
McLaren’s report scrutinized by Russian Investigative Committee — ministerSport July 29, 14:10
German court slaps Russian football fans with suspended sentencesSociety & Culture July 29, 13:49
Russian national team’s final composition for Olympics will be approved on July 30Sport July 29, 13:49
MOSCOW, March 3. /TASS/. The oil-containing fluid spill area on Ekhabi oilfield in the North Sakhalin is over 3,500 square meters, Russian environmental regulator Rosprirodnadzor said on Thursday.
The oilfield is developed by RN-Sakhalinmorneftegaz, a subsidiary of the Russian oil major Rosneft.
"According to preliminary data, spill volume is about 15 tons and the area is over 3,500 square meters. Local residents found the spill. Ignition of oil products took place after the discovery. Oil ingress into water was not registered but such hazard may occur if water level rises because of melting snow. The spill is just 150 meters away from water," the regulator reported. The spill occurred overnight into March 3.
Rosneft’s press service said earlier RN-Sakhalinmorneftegaz performed partial burning on the oil spillage site to mitigate environmental risks.