The company “Tomskneftehim” (enters in “SIBUR”) temporarily suspended the production of monomers (ethylene and propylene) due to a fire. This was reported on the official website of the Department of EMERCOM in the Tomsk region.
The message about the local fire in the building, which produces monomers, arrived at 16:16 (MSK). According to vedomstva, victims and destructions of structures no. As explained by RIA Novosti the representative of the regional Central Board of the Ministry, at the moment the fire is liquidated.
As told the Agency in a press-service “SIBUR”, the fire was liquidated within 10 minutes. The area of the fire amounted to 10-15 sq. m. Now set up a special Commission for clarifying the circumstances of the incident.
“Tomskneftekhim” is the subsidiary enterprise of SIBUR. The company is one of Russia’s largest producers of polypropylene and polyethylene of high pressure.