It has been nearly 2 months since the West Atlas oil rig in the Timor Sea started leaking oil as reported in our earlier article. Now, a second attempt by PTTEP Australasia to plug the leak has failed.
Although experts say there should not be significant impact on marine life as the spill is in open water and will evaporate, the question of what caused the problem remains.
Read about what is being done, comments of environmental groups, environmental experts and the company’s spokesperson and Australian Greens senator at ABC News and Brisbane Times respectively.
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