June 21, 2019 / 8:59 AM / 3 months ago

Belarus begins cleanup of section of Druzhba pipeline leading to Novopolotsk

MINSK, June 21 (Reuters) - Belarus has begun cleaning up a section of the Druzhba pipeline that runs to the city of Novopolotsk, after a major Russian oil contamination, and its entire clean-up operation should be completed by mid-August, state oil firm Belneftekhim said on Friday.

There remains 620,000 tonnes of contaminated oil on Belarusian territory, Belneftekhim said. (Reporting by Andrey Makhovsky, Mra Kiselyova; writing by Tom Balmforth; editing by Susan Fenton)

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below