Tag: incident

Unit 1 at NPP Cernavoda disconnected due to the bad weather – Romania, 9 November 2016

The management of Romanian electricity producer Nuclearelectrica said that unit 1 at Romania’s sole nuclear power plant Cernavoda was disconnected from the grid on Tuesday afternoon after one of the unit’s power discharges suffered minor damage due to the bad weather. The damage on one of 400 kV power discharges triggered the automatic disconnection of […]

Turkey requested an increase of Russian gas deliveries – Turkey, 28 October 2016

Russian gas company Gazprom said in a press release that Turkey has requested an increase in natural gas supply from Russia due to an incident involving the gas pipeline through which Turkey gets its supply from Iran. The press release from Gazprom said that the request for 28 October was increased by 9.3 % to […]

One casualty of explosion at Petromidia oil refinery – Romania, 23 August 2016

According to the Department for Emergency Situations (DSU), an explosion followed by a fire occurred on the evening of 22 August at the Petromidia petrochemical platform near Constanta. The report said that two nitrogen tanks and a petrol pump exploded, resulting in four injured workers, one of which died Tuesday morning. Constanta prosecutors have opened […]