Sunday 24 September, 2017

Oil deposits spotted at La Brea beaches

Petrotrin has confirmed that oil deposits have been detected along the Point Sable and Carat Shed beaches in La Brea.

According to a release, earlier on Tuesday, Petrotrin received reports of the deposits and company personnel visited the area and confirmed the find.

Petrotrin says clean-up crews have been mobilised and clean-up activities are in progress along the shorelines of the affected areas.

The Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries, the Environmental Management Authority and OSH were notified while investigations continue to identify the source of the oil.