CAUSES AND CONSEQUENCES OF OIL LEAKS AND OIL PRODUCTS ON PIPELINE TRANSPORT IN L'VIV REGION

N.N. Grynchyshyn

Abstract


The environmental problem of oil leaks and oil products on pipeline transport is studied. Some characteristics of emergency situations connected with oil leaks and oil products during transportation of pipelines in the L'viv region in the last ten years are presented. Some causes of leaks are considered. The main cause of more than half their appearance as unauthorized intervention in pipeline is determined. The consequences of leaks are analysed. Soil contamination is proved to be the result of almost all oil leaks and oil products during transportation of pipelines and pollution of water objects is only with the origins of petroleum product pipelines.

Keywords


oil; petroleum; pipeline transport; contamination; soil

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