Blast at Russian oil facility kills two, injures one: Reports
22 Jan 2021
A general view shows the Taneco refinery complex in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. File/Reuters
A blast at an oil facility in Russia’s Tatarstan region killed two people and injured one person on Friday, the Interfax news agency cited a source as saying.
Tatneft, the largest oil producer in the region, said the incident was not related to any of its facilities.
TASS news agency, citing a source at emergency services, said a reservoir has been damaged during testing works at a firm called “Small Oil Companies of Tatarstan.” It said two people had died and one was injured.