“KazTransOil” JSC liquidates consequences of unauthorized tapping in “Pavlodar-Shymkent” main oil pipeline
On April 19, an unauthorized tapping at 604.3 km of “Pavlodar-Shymkent” main oil pipeline resulted in oil spill coming to the ground surface. 35 employees and 17 units of special equipment of the Karaganda Oil Pipeline Department of the Eastern Branch of “KazTransOil” JSC were involved in the repair and recovery works of the pipeline on April 19-20.
The repair and recovery works have been completed, and now the contaminated soil is being collected. The amount of damage caused to the environment and “KazTransOil” JSC as a result of the pipeline damage is being clarified.