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Pongsak: Negotiate, don't sue PTTGC

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People affected by the Rayong slick caused by a crude oil pipeline leak would be better advised to negotiate with PTT Global Chemical Plc for compensation, instead of filing lawsuits against the refining company, Energy Minister Pongsak Raktapongpaisal said on Tuesday. 

The clean up of the oil slick at Ao Phrao enters its second day. Photo by Taweechai Tawatpakorn

Crude oil was spilled from an offshore pipeline feeding a refinery operated by PTT Global Chemical Plc (PTTGC) in Map Ta Phut industrial estate, Rayong province early on Saturday. 

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