The fire broke out at a section of the Bukhara-Ural gas pipeline, the fire rose to a height of 10 meters. Experts assure that this will not affect the supply of blue fuel.
In the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, an underground gas pipeline was depressurized, and gas caught fire. This was reported by the TASS agency with reference to the main regional department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia.
The depressurization of a high-pressure gas pipeline with a diameter of 1 m, followed by a flare fire 10 meters high, occurred 1.5 km east of the village of Zwillinga in the Chesmensky district, led the details are specialists.
Gazprom Transgaz specified that the fire occurred at a section of the Bukhara-Ural gas pipeline. The pipe was on fire, through which Russia supplies gas to Uzbekistan.
Gas is supplied in planned volumes through parallel gas pipelines. The damaged area was promptly localized,” the company said.
The gas pipeline is guarded, it does not threaten the settlement. Workers The Ministry of Emergency Situations closed the valves in the damaged area. There were no deaths or injuries after the incident.
The branch of the gas pipeline where the fire broke out is not the main one, but an auxiliary one. The fire should not affect the gas supply to consumers, local media write.
On July 21, the German media wrote about the resumption of natural gas supplies via the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline. Russia was waiting for the delivery of a gas turbine from Canada after repairs.