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Russia: Rosneft’s Inadequate Response to Yuganskneftegaz Oil Spill

On 23 June a burst in a feeder pipeline from Rosneft’s Yuganskneftegaz field led to a significant oil spill. The oil poured into floodwater from the Ob River, threatening the town of Nefteyugansk in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug. Reports from the scene have shown a film of oil spread across flooded fields in rural residential areas.
Rosneft’s response…

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