Three residents of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug are suspected of stealing oil from a well pad near Nizhnevartovsk. Law enforcers believe that the attackers managed to steal more than 125 tons. This was reported in the Ministry of Internal Affairs for KhMAO.
“Three men, born in 1981 and 1985, having unauthorized connection to the pressure oil pipeline in the area of the well pad of the Chumpasskoye field, were pumping oil. The attackers managed to steal more than 125 tons, ”the ministry said in a statement.
The suspects were pumping oil around the clock, planning to take it out on tankers. Preliminary material damage amounted to over three million rubles.
Earlier, URA.RU said that the Langepas court sentenced a local resident who stole oil from Lukoil-Western Siberia. The attacker, together with accomplices, pumped out more than 600 tons.