Santos oil leak under investigation  
  AEST
March 02,2009

 The oil and gas producer Santos says an investigation is under way into an oil spill from a pipe in Queensland.

The company"s Moonie to Brisbane pipeline began leaking in the Brisbane suburb of Algester on Saturday.

About 1,300 barrels of crude oil and water have been mopped up.

Santos says it is working with the Queensland Environment Protection Authority and helping affected households.