10 Aug 2020

Dubious state of oil field's undersea infrastructure revealed

From Morning Report, 8:40 am on 10 August 2020

A tender for underwater inspection services at the abandoned Tui Oil Field off the coast of Taranaki has shed light on the dubious state of its subsea infrastructure.

It describes - and includes pictures of - a 10 to 12 metre split in an underwater flowline that blamed for an oil spill in November, and other integrity issues.

RNZ Taranaki Whanganui reporter Robin Martin has more.