Worker killed in Lukoil Russia refinery blast

18 March 2008 14:34  [Source: ICIS news]

MOSCOW (ICIS news)--A blast at the OAO Lukoil-Nizhegorodorgsintez refinery killed one worker and injured another, the Emergency Situations Department of Nizhny Novgorod region said on Tuesday.


The explosion damaged the ammonia compressor but there was no leak, according to the statement. The plant's main units were not affected, it said.


Lukoil's main office in Moscow declined to disclose any further details of the incident.

By: Sergei Blagov
+44 20 8652 3214

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

For the latest chemical news, data and analysis that directly impacts your business sign up for a free trial to ICIS news - the breaking online news service for the global chemical industry.

Get the facts and analysis behind the headlines from our market leading weekly magazine: sign up to a free trial to ICIS Chemical Business.

Printer Friendly