Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Santos confirms uncontrolled oil leak in Queensland

Santos has come under fire from environmentalist groups after it confirmed the leakage of 240,000 litres of oil over five days near the Queensland-South Australian border.

Santos said a leak in their Jackson oil fields had been plugged on Monday by a specialist team flown in from the U.S.A .

The well, in the company's Zeus field, is believed to have started leaking either Tuesday night or Wednesday morning last week, reported.