A corporate giant has agreed to settle charges in China’s largest public interest lawsuit. The case involves China’s biggest energy company and the country’s worst oil spill. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
The China National Petroleum Corporation is the country’s largest producer and supplier of oil and natural gas.
Five years ago, two of the company’s pipelines exploded—spilling an estimated 15-hundred tons of crude oil into waters around the northeastern port of Dalian.