Middle East Economic Survey


No 7



Pipeline Rupture Leads To Major Oil Spill In Gulf

A rupture in the pipeline connecting the onshore Aghajari oil field with a pumping station near the town of Daylam in Bushehr province has led to a major oil spill extending along the nearby Gulf coastline for several kilometers, Mehr News Agency reported on 6 February. Omid Sedighi, Director of Irans Environment Protection Organization, was quoted as saying: Some of the slicks are...