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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. US company reveals scale of oil spill

    Posted Jul 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com About 1,500 barrels worth of oil and oil-based drilling fluids- some 240 cubic metres- has spilled in China's biggest offshore oilfield, in Bohai Bay. The figure was released yesterday by ConocoPhillips, the US-based operator of the oilfield's two production platforms, crippled by seepage and leaks last month. The company is working ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Oil spill payout lacks transparency

    Posted Jan 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... A billion yuan is a number too big for many of us to comprehend, but it is minuscule if linked to the massive oil spill that contaminated northeast China's Bohai Bay and the coasts of Hebei and Shandong provinces last year. At least 6,200 square kilometres of sea was affected by the months-long leak from a well in the nation's largest offshore oilfield, majority owned ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. More oil slicks appear in Bohai Bay

    Posted Jul 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the coast of Shandong province. The facility is operated by US firm ConocoPhillips and the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC). The latest detection of leaking oil comes after ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com The oil spill in China's largest offshore oilfield, in northern Bohai Bay, has still not been contained nearly two months after the problem ...




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