Thin stain similar to oil found near shoreline at Mae Ram Phueng Beach in Rayong

Rayong –

A thin stain which is similar to oil was found near the shoreline at Mae Ram Phueng Beach in Rayong this morning (February 12th).

First, as a reference, the current situation on oil leaks in Rayong:

A new oil leak on February 10th, 22 in Rayong will not reach the shorelines, says the Rayong Vice-Governor.

Now for our update:

The Rayong Public Relation Office reported this morning that at 8:00 A.M., some thin stains which are similar to oil were found in seawater which washed up on the Mae Ram Phueng Beach.

Staffers from the SPRC (Star Petroleum Refining) company are cleaning the area with special equipment. Samples of seawater are now being tested to see if oil is in the seawater.

Officers from the Royal Thai Navy are patrolling along the Mae Ram Phueng Beach. TPN will keep an eye on this developing story.


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News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for closing in on three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Pattaya, Chonburi, and Phuket, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.