KUWAIT, Aug 9 (Reuters) - Kuwait Oil Company on Tuesday reported an oil leak during drilling at its al-Ahmadi oil field but a spokesman said there was no fire.
Spokesman Emad Sultan said specialised teams were dealing with the spill.
“There was no fire as a result of the leak and we are still trying to bring it (the leak) under control,” Sultan said.
Kuwait is a major member of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), pumping around 3 million barrels per day.
Reporting by Ahmed Hagagy, writing by Sami Aboudi; editing by Louise Heavens and Jason Neely