In Uzhgorod district, they were stealing Russian oil from the pipeline
Yesterday at 14.20, on the 389th km of the pipeline of the SE "PrikarpatZakhidtrans", in a field near
the village of Pidhorb, Uzhgorod district, at a depth of five meters, security officers of the company
found an old tie-in to the pipeline belonging to the closed joint-stock company "Yuhozapad" (Samara,
The oil was stolen by welding to the pipeline a metal pipe which was connected to a ball valve. No oil
leaks and threats to the environment were detected. Earthworks are being performed over this fact.
About 250 meters of high pressure rubber hose was seized.