One worker killed in accident at Rosneft's Komsomolsk refinery in Far East

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Posted: May 10, 2016 9:24 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - One worker was killed in an accident at oil company Rosneft's Komsomolsk refinery located in Russia's Far East, the refinery's press-service said in emailed statement on Tuesday.

The worker was from a contractor firm working on the site, it added. The refinery added in a detailed statement later on Tuesday that the accident had occurred during tests at a pipeline which was undergoing maintenance works.

Production at the site was unaffected, it said.

(Reporting by Natalia Chumakova; writing by Katya Golubkova; editing by Dmitry Solovyov)