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  1. Cause of offshore oil spill still unknown

    Posted Jul 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Ivan Zhai ivan.zhai@scmp.com The causes of oil spills from China's largest offshore oilfield remain unidentified six weeks after the first leak, oceanic authorities say. They warn ... month. There was public outrage over a delay by the American company and its joint-venture partner, the state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corporation, in reporting the spills and their true ...

  2. Offshore operators put on notice after oil spills

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com China's maritime watchdog has ordered oil companies operating offshore wells to assess accident risks following two spills in an oilfield off ... impact of their operations, a statement on the administration's website said. The notice was sent to more than 10 oil producers, including China National Offshore Oil Corporation. A joint ...

  3. Probe on partial sinking of COSL supply ship

    Posted Jan 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... are due to be delivered to COSL this year. CNOOC last year suffered oil spills at its Penglai 19-3 and Jinzhou 9-3 West offshore oilfields, and a gas leak in a marine pipeline at the Zhuhai ... Keith Wallis keith.wallis@scmp.com An investigation is under way after a 740 million yuan (HK$911 million) offshore supply ship being built for China Oilfield Services (COSL) by Wuchang ...

  4. US oil firm makes final clean-up of spills off Shandong

    Posted Sep 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... plans to sue the company over the series of oil spills that began in June, has threatened further action if it fails to meet the deadline for completing the clean-up and preventing new leaks. The marine authorities set an August 31 deadline for the US operator to seal leaks on the sea floor and remove traces of oil from the ocean surface near Penglai 19-3, China's biggest offshore ...

  5. CNOOC reports third oil spill into Bohai Bay in less than two months

    Posted Jul 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Shi Jiangtao jiangtao.shi@scmp.com The China National Offshore Oil Corporation, plagued by a string of recent accidents and accusations of cover-ups, has been hit by a new spill off the mainland's northern coast. It is the third spill that the country's biggest offshore oil and gas producer has reported in Bohai Bay in less than two months. It comes a day after a fire broke out ...

  6. Cnooc bullish on output target

    Posted Oct 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... field in Bohai Bay that has been leaking. Chief financial officer Zhong Hua said the offshore oil and gas producer remained confident of producing 331 million to 341 million barrels of oil ... of the profit from the field and ConocoPhillips the rest. Zhong would not provide an estimate for when the field can resume operation. CNOOC announced on Monday that the oil leaks had been successfully ...

  7. US oil giant told to stop operations as anger mounts

    Posted Jul 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Bay. They ordered the company to halt its operations in the nation's largest offshore oilfield amid mounting public anger. The State Oceanic Administration said the spills off the coast of Shandong last month in the Penglai 19-3 oilfield, which ConocoPhillips operates with the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), had not been brought under control, as ConocoPhillips had ...

  8. Bad weather delays Bohai clean-up report

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the mainland's largest offshore oilfield, in partnership with China National Offshore Oil Corporation- said it had provided its assessment on the causes of the leaks, on the technical details ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Marine authorities yesterday began checking ConocoPhillips' sealing of leaks and clean-up of oil spills in the Bohai Sea, but bad weather prevented ...

  9. Oilfield halt hits CNOOC shares; US partner to be sued for oil spill damage

    Posted Sep 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Charlotte So charlotte.so@scmp.com The shares of offshore oil company CNOOC fell 8.9 per cent on market uncertainty yesterday after it halted production at its oilfield in Bohai Bay because of oil leaks that began in June. CNOOC, the mainland's second-largest oil company, holds a 51 per cent interest in the Penglai 19-3 field and is a non-operating owner. United States ...

  10. 1.2b yuan payout for oil spill 'an insult'

    Posted Jan 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... 6,200 square kilometres of sea- six times the area of Hong Kong- off the coast of Hebei and Shandong were contaminated by the leaks in China's largest offshore oil field that started in June but dragged on for months. Production on the Penglai 19-3 oilfield- 51 per cent owned by CNOOC but operated by Conoco- was finally shut down in September, but the leaks were not completely ...




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