Two people killed in elevator fire at Russia’s Novatek oil and gas field

Uncategorized Faizah Kamal 28-Dec-2019

Two people were killed and one person was injured in an elevator fire at Russia’s Novatek northern oil and gas field, news agencies reported on December 28 citing emergency ministry officials.

The fire broke out at East-Tarkosalinskoye field, Novatek’s most mature oil and gas field, in Russia’s Yamal Nenets region, the news agency Interfax said.

Interfax mentioned that the blaze had been put out.

Novatek did not reply to a request for comment and the emergency ministry office in the region did not respond to phone calls.