Fire reported at Lukoil oil refinery in northwest Russia -agencies

By Thomson Reuters Jun 2, 2024 | 5:38 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A fire broke out at an oil refinery owned by Russian oil major Lukoil in the city of Ukhta in the Komi Republic, a region in the northwest of Russia, news agencies cited regional authorities as saying on Sunday.

Agencies quoted the regional administration as saying on Telegram that a fire had broken out in an RVS-10000 tank at the refinery, four kilometres (2.5 miles) from Ukhta.

Lukoil did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

It was not immediately clear what had caused the fire.

(Reporting by Reuters; Writing by Alexander Marrow; Editing by Frances Kerry and Hugh Lawson)