Rosprirodnadzor sued RITEK

AK&M 17 March 2023 16:09

Rosprirodnadzor sued RITEK (the "daughter" of PJSC LUKOIL). This is stated in the message of the department.

Rosprirodnadzor inspectors have identified contamination of a land plot with petroleum products near well No. 249 of the Zhirnovsky oil and gas condensate field RITEK in the Volgograd region.

TSLATI specialists took soil samples. The results of the analysis showed an excess of the MPC of pollutants for petroleum products by 61 times. It is also established that the incident occurred as a result of the activities of RITEK.

The amount of damage caused amounted to more than 1.5 million rubles. The company voluntarily refused to pay for the damage.

The Russian innovative fuel and energy company was founded in 1992 and is part of the LUKOIL Group (it is a 100% subsidiary of the group). The company has the status of a scientific and technical testing ground of PJSC LUKOIL, specializes in the development, production, testing and implementation of new technologies for the development of hard-to-recover hydrocarbon reserves and enhanced oil recovery.

PJSC LUKOIL (TIN 7708004767) is the second company in the Russian Federation in terms of oil production. The largest stake in the company is controlled by its management.