Gazprom Neft Press Office:
On July 18 as a result of forest fire at the territory of Vyngapurovskoe field, which is developed by TPDN Zapolyarneft (structural division of JSC Sibneft-Noyabrskneftegaz), there was an ignition of the gathering pipeline.
Now the basic center of fire is liquidated, and threat of ignition of objects of oil extracting and electric mains is not present. Oil recovery at Vyngapurovskoe field is conducted in normal mode.
Experts of the Ministry of Civil Defense, Emergencies and Disaster Relief, and representatives of voluntary fire teams of JSC Sibneft-Noyabrskneftegaz participated in fire extinguishing
The reasons of occurrence of forest fire will be established later. According to preliminary data, the reason of the fire is drought. There were no injuries from the fire.