Petrotrin: Oil spill contained

Petrotrin is assuring the population that oil spill that was reported at the Trinmar Soldado North Field operations has been contained.

In a statement issued last night, the state oil company stated that the company’s Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) and operations personnel immediately responded to report.

It says the source of the leak was identified, the line isolated and by 10:30 a.m.

There were no further leaks.

The company says marine surveillance exercises were conducted across the entire north and main fields yesterday afternoon and there were no further sightings of oil.