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Shell urged to publish North Sea pipeline inspection report | guardian.co.uk

Oil company Shell faced calls on Thursday to make public its most recent pipeline inspection report, a week after one of its offshore platforms spilled more than 200 tonnes of oil into the North Sea.

The leak, which is the biggest in the region for more than a decade, was discovered last Wednesday, but only made public on Friday evening. On Saturday, Shell said the flow had been brought “under control”.

But on Tuesday it emerged that a secondary leak was still spilling oil into the sea from the same source, though at a much reduced rate.

Read more here: Shell urged to publish North Sea pipeline inspection report | Environment | guardian.co.uk.

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