China: ConocoPhillips China Confirms Oil Is Leaking Into Bohai Again

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Author: 北京晨报 [中国]

…中海油和康菲…合作开发的蓬莱19-3油田6月3日发生新的溢油情况,康菲称此事件与去年发生的溢油事故没有关系…在一次常规的原油外输作业中,输油软管上的一个连接阀断开,导致0.6立方米原油溢出。康菲中国相关负责人昨日介绍说,连接阀自带的自动隔离阀当即关闭,溢油源被迅速切断,之后没有原油进一步溢出…“这是个独立的事件,与去年的溢油事故没 有关系。”…

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5 June 2012

ConocoPhillips China Confirms Oil Is Leaking Into Bohai Again [China]

Author: Wang Xiaocong, Caixin [China]

More crude is leaking at an oilfield in the Bohai Sea…where a major spill occurred last year. In the latest incident, ConocoPhillips China said 0.6 tons of crude oil were spilled…ConocoPhillips China and China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) own the oilfield. The latest spill occurred at a different platform than the two that leaked last year. CNOOC released a statement…that…rig operator ConocoPhillips…said that a safety device on a valve on the main pipe failed. ConocoPhillips also told CNOOC that it cleaned up the oil slick immediately after it was discovered. An inspection by CNOOC showed that…on June 4, no oil was seen on the water…

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