Transneft Prikamye: Oil Deliveries Unaffected Despite Pipeline Fire

Reuters

MOSCOW, Aug 19 (Reuters) – A fire which halted an oil pipeline in Russia's Perm region on Wednesday has not disrupted deliveries, according to Transneft Prikamye, a unit of pipeline monopoly Transneft.

"Oil is being delivered to customers as per schedule," it said following the Surgut-Polotsk pipeline incident. A company spokeswoman declined to elaborate and Transneft was not available for immediate comment.

Russia's Emergency Ministry said the fire occurred at 0445 Moscow time and was later contained.

(Reporting by Natalia Chumakova; writing by Katya Golubkova; editing by Jason Neely)

 

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