An explosion at an oil field on the Yamal Peninsula, killing one person


При взрыве на нефтяном месторождении на Ямале погиб один человек

At the Yarudeyskoye oil and gas condensate field (OGCF) in Nadym district of Yamal there was an explosion. It is reported TASS citing a source in emergency services of the region. One person was killed and two others injured.

The incident occurred on Saturday, 5 March at 19:10 Moscow time. “The cause of PE was an unauthorized detonation of explosives during exploration works”, — told in the MOE.

The wounded were hospitalized in the hospital of Nadym, after examination, they were released from the hospital. “Two of the victims will be treated on an outpatient basis,” — said in a medical facility.

Circumstances of incident are established.

In December 2015 the explosion occurred at a gas condensate Deposit “Malyginskoye” in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous district (YNAD). The incident occurred “in the preparation of charges for the production of seismic work”. Four people were killed and two others were injured.


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