Chevron well shut after drilling mud spill

Chevron well: Shut in after drilling fluid leak

Chevron shut in drilling on Tuesday afternoon at its Moccasin prospect in the Gulf of Mexico after about 400 barrels of drilling fluid escaped under water due to an apparent equipment failure, the company confirmed to Upstream.

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