PTT Global Chemical Plc (PTTGC) expects to wrap up the oil clean-up operation at Ao Phrao within a week, says the parent firm PTT Plc.
A fisherman removes a crab from his net after fishing in areas near the oil slick off the Rayong coast. Fishermen of tambon Ban Phe in Muang district usually catch crabs and squid in abundance. However, they have complained of much smaller catches in the wake of the spill. THITI WANNAMONTHA
PTT chief executive Pailin Chuchottaworn said the company believe the island's general environment should return to normal within a month.