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Oil Slick Cleanup Near Kharg Island

Oil Slick Cleanup Near Kharg Island Oil Slick Cleanup Near Kharg Island

A leak in a subsea oil pipeline from Abouzar Oilfield (in the Persian Gulf) to Kharg Island and Bandar Genaveh in Bushehr Province has been fixed and the oil spill is being cleaned up.
The leakage occurred on July 27, about 4 kilometers off the coast of Kharg Island, IRNA reported.
Tar balls (little, dark-colored pieces of oil) have been seen scattered over an area of 20 kilometers between Bandar Genaveh and Bandar Deylam (both in Bushehr Province).
According to Nader Pasandideh, head of the HSE department of the Ports and Maritime Organization, the Iranian Offshore Oil Company sent technicians to find the leak location and took quick measures to fix it.

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