Australia’s PTTEP Australasia keeps adding problems to the West Atlas oil rig’s adverse situation: after over two months of oil spill and four failed attempts to plug the leak, a massive fire erupted on the rig today.
Fortunately, nobody was injured, according to the report on MSNBC, but this adds another twist to the already regretful story that is in the meantime over 10 weeks old and leaves more unanswered questions yet.
According to the Australian Marine Conservation Society PTTEP has now admitted the leak is likely to take several more weeks to stem. This means the oil spill is on course to be Australia’s largest ever.
Read the full story on MSNBC.com.
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