CNOOC said that its semi-submersible rig, a structure that was at the centre of a dispute with Vietnam, had found a deepwater gas field about 150km south of Hainan. Photo: Xinhua

CNOOC's 'Paracels Islands' rig makes major deepwater gas field discovery

Structure moved after deadly row with Vietnam makes first major discovery in undisputed zone

CNOOC said that its semi-submersible rig, a structure that was at the centre of a dispute with Vietnam, had found a deepwater gas field about 150km south of Hainan. Photo: Xinhua
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