Named the cause of the explosion of the oil refinery in Angarsk

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 Cause of Angarsk oil refinery explosion named

Gas contamination of the systems could have caused a major fire at an oil refinery in Angarsk, Irkutsk Region. This was announced on Thursday by the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Emergency Situations for the region.

“It was previously established that a possible cause of what happened at the installation of an industrial site in the Angarsk urban district of the Irkutsk region could be the gas contamination of the process plant systems. A special commission has been set up at the enterprise in connection with the incident, and the supervisory authorities are conducting an investigation,” the report says.

substances on the territory of the nearest residential area. The collected samples were sent to the laboratory. This was reported by the press service of the department of Rospotrebnadzor for the region.

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