“Gazpromneft – Yamal” conducted the training exercises on water areas of the Gulf of Ob
8:44 11 марта 2016
Категории: News in English
For the first time in winter “Gazpromneft – Yamal” conducted the complex training exercises on the Arctic terminal on water areas of the Gulf of Ob in the district of Mys Kamenniy, the Yamal Peninsula.
The participants trained joint actions of forces and means on localization and liquidation of consequences of a possible emergency situation connected with a conditional oil spill from a tanker of sea class. According to the legend, it was damaged within borders of the protected zone of the Arctic terminal “Vorota Arktiki” (the Arctic gates).
Subdivisions of “Marine Rescue Service of Rosmorrechflot – the Federal agency of marine and river transport” and specialized services of the oil and gas extracting enterprise “Gazpromneft – Yamal” participated in the training exercises. The unique icebreaking vessel “Baltika” designed for conducting of rescue operations, including liquidation of oil spills, was used. The ship has an asymmetric hull and is equipped with three engines, what allows moving in any direction. It gives advantages at collecting of oil-bearing surface water and also at work in ice conditions. The automatic system of dynamic positioning is set on the ship. In conditions of low temperatures and strong wind the emergency brigades trained actions on creation of check furrows, snow barriers limiting spread of the oil spill for its subsequent collecting with use of specialized equipment to temporary tanks. In parallel, the crew of the tanker struggled to save the ship and fulfilled tasks on restricting and stopping of the oil spill.
According to the information given to IA “Sever-Press” in the board on corporate communications of “Gazpromneft – Yamal”, the training exercises showed high readiness to localization and liquidation of emergency oil spills and also coordination of forces and means, availability of the effectively formed system of alert and communication. The representatives of the commission confirm that, by the results of the conducted action, the aims were achieved, the set tasks were fulfilled, the attracted forces and means of the subdivisions are ready to work. The training exercises received the mark “excellent”.
As the chief of the office on affairs of state defense and emergency situations at the administration of Yamalskiy district Denis Galumov notes, the training exercises confirmed full readiness of the company to liquidation of probable emergency situations. It is clear that professionals, competent and educated specialists worked here in spite of the fact that they worked in the conditional situation. In real conditions they will fulfill their work properly.