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KRASNOYARSK, July 27. /TASS/. The death toll rose to two after the explosion at Verkhnechonskoe oilfield [operated by Rosneft’s affiliate Verkhnechonskneftegaz - TASS] in Irkutsk Region. One injured person died en route to Kirensk town, representative of the regional healthcare ministry told TASS on Wednesday.
"Five injured individuals were delivered to Kirensk. The sixth one died," the representative said. One person delivered to the regional hospital is in a grave condition and the other ones are in an extremely critical condition, he said. Injured persons are examined by physicians and will be sent to Irkutsk if necessary, the representative added.
Backfire occurred in power plant’s fuel gas receiver during the startup performed by the contractor on the field, press service of Verkhnechonskneftegaz told TASS earlier today. A commission was setup to identify causes of the accident.
Verkhnechonskneftegaz is exploring and developing Verkhnechonskoe oil and gas condensate field, one of the largest fields in East Siberia.