05 June 2012 05:04 [Source: ICIS news]
SINGAPORE (ICIS)--ConocoPhillips China (COPC) expects that it will clear-up a minor oil spill at Peng Lai 19-3 (PL 19-3) oilfield in China’s Bohai Bay by 5 June, the operator of the oilfield said late on Monday.
The release was immediately secured, the coupling was closed and no further oil leaked, according to the statement
The company is now clearing up a sheen, which was identified at daybreak on 4 June, and is expected to complete the operations later in the day on Tuesday.
Peng Lai 19-3, which is 49% held by COPC and 51% by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), suspended productions at two platforms since 13 July 2011 because of oil spill incidents in June of the year.
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