Oil company will get approval to seal oil leak on underwater pipeline in Rayong

Following the oil leaks discovered polluting Rayong’s seashores, Star Petroleum Refining officers shared with Thai media that the company will repair and seal one other spot on the underwater pipeline tomorrow. The firm filed a request with the Mab Ta Phut Provincial Police Station and the Marine Department for permission to fix the leak and it has now been permitted.
This underwater pipeline is situated 20 kilometres removed from the coast at a depth of 27 metres. An officer from the SPRC says the corporate expected to spend two days clearing round 12,000 litres of oil still stuck within the pipeline and then the leak will be repaired. There shall be one other non-public firm becoming a member of the restore processes, in accordance with the report.
The officer also stated that Rayong’s beaches, which have been polluted from the numerous oil leaks, are underneath shut watch. Elements and investigating boats are being deployed. If oil slicks are spotted, cleanup operations might be launched immediately.
Yesterday, there was a report on “mysterious” chemical substances found on Mae Ram Phueng Beach. It is said to spread at some spots on the seaside and have a yellow color and a powerful scent. The SPRC officers already went to the scene and picked up these yellow strains for additional investigation on what the chemical was. The authorities say they suspect that there might be somebody who needs to damage the company’s popularity. (If it hasn’t been damaged sufficient already)

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