The explosion occurred at the Kremenchug refinery, died employee of the company, reports on the first day of the week referring to the state emergency service in Poltava region.
"About 10. 00 (same as GMT) at the Kremenchug refinery Explosion. The explosion occurred during welding. Exploded a barrel of methanol with a volume of five cubic meters without the subsequent burning. In the end, the explosion that killed one employee of the enterprise ", - told in the administration.
It is clarified that in the area of the event went rescuers, but to the destruction of the consequences of the explosion were not involved, as the subsequent burning was not.
The Kremenchug oil company is the largest enterprise on manufacturing of petroleum products in Ukraine. Since 1994, became the main centre of the company PJSC " Ukrtatnafta ".