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Rayong oil spill fishermen sue PTT

Catches down since 2013 pipeline leak

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  • Writer: Patsara Jikkham and Jerdsak Saengthongcharoen
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Fishermen from Rayong are to file a civil lawsuit seeking compensation from PTT Global Chemical Plc after an oil spill from one of the company's offshore pipelines polluted the sea in the area last year. 

Villagers gather at Wat Pak Nam in Rayong’s Muang district to prepare documents to file a lawsuit against PTT Global Chemical Plc for damage to the fishing community after an oil spill from the company’s offshore pipeline one year ago. PATTARAPONG CHATPATTARASILL

More than 380 fishermen gathered at Wat Pak Nam in Rayong's Muang district yesterday as they prepared to file the suit.

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