Belarusian paramilitary militarized unit for blowout prevention of initiation and elimination of open gas blowouts and oil spouters and fighting
The unit was established in 1967.
Major areas of operation:
- blowout prevention;
- blowout mitigation
- complex emergency repair works in gas-laden atmosphere, rescue and evacuation of people from oil and gas wells and other explosion/fire hazardous installations, provision of first aid to emergency victims;
- localization of oil spills and spills of oil products on the surface and in the water;
- maintenance of constant operational readiness of the paramilitary crew for emergency prevention and response;
- examination of engineering and technological documentation related to prevention and elimination of gas blowouts and oil spouters.
Unit commander: Yuri Grishkevich.
Address: Major production facilities, Rechitsa, Gomel Region, 247500, Republic of Belarus.
Phone: +375 (2340) 2-34-76.