Production halted after oil spill at Tui field

TAMARIND Resources’ New Zealand subsidiary – a company that went into administration earlier this month – has been issued a stop order from the New Zealand regulator after an oil spill from a damaged flowline connecting a well to its FPSO.

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Last Thurday the company noticed a "sheen of unknown origin" between 20 - 30 metres wide from the starboard side of the Umuroa FPSO.