PTT Global Chemical Plc (PTTGC) correctly handled the oil leak off Rayong last month but bad weather and the customs procedure were the reasons for the spill's severe impact, an investigation committee said Wednesday.
An internal investigation by PTT has found that some changes may be made to emergency responses, as when this pipe cracked and caused last month's oil spill off Rayong. (Photo courtesy of PTT Plc)
The committee set up by Energy Minister Pongsak Raktapongpaisal found PTTGC followed operational procedures appropriately to cope with the accident by using dispersants and attempting to use an aeroplane in spraying, Vichien Keeratinjakal, a senior member of the National Environment Board, said.
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