It has already recovered about 90 percent of the fuel that was spilled in the accident that occurred on the afternoon of Saturday, April 20 at the central Jesús Rabí in the municipality of Calimete.
According to Orlando Vandrel Cuello, Director of Development and Investments of the Company AZCUBA in Matanzas, 200 thousand liters of fuel oil were collected and sent immediately to other destinations such as Tecno-Azúcar in the municipality of Cárdenas and to the provinces of Villa Clara and Mayabeque.
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“For the recovery of the liquid, the support of the specialists and the technology of the Company of Drilling and Capital Repair of Oil and Gas Wells (EMPERCAP) was decisive with the objective of cleaning the batey in less than 72 hours”.
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Although crude oil advanced 500 meters from the deposit tank, preliminary assessments do not report damage to the water table, population and sugar production. “According to the plan of measures of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA) we mix the rock with the waste to apply it on the sugarcane roads,” said the director.
On Saturday afternoon, the fuil oil deposit tank of the Sugar Industry Logistics Company (AZUMAT) was broken up for the production of alcohols in the Jesús Rabí plant refinery. The causes of the incident are investigated by the authorities authorized to do so.
Due to the event, the Municipal Defense Council of Calimete was activated and the first secretary of the Provincial Committee of the Party, Teresa Rojas Monzón, the president of the Provincial Assembly of Popular Power, Tania León Silveira and directors of Azcuba, Hydraulic Resources, CITMA and CUPET immediately went to the place.
… Photos by Ariel Aymé Gómez.