Russia's Rosneft Says Fire at Yugansk Reservoir Localised but Not Out

Reuters

MOSCOW, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Oil output at Yuganskneftegaz, Rosneft's largest oil producing unit, has not been affected by a fire at a reservoir, the company said in written comments on Wednesday.

It said the fire had been partially extinguished. Two people were injured and one had died, Yugansk said.

In an earlier statement, the firm said that the fire had occurred during planned maintenance work and that it was working to fully extinguish it.

(Reporting by Katya Golubkova; Editing by Andrew Osborn)

 

 

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