Husky Energy’s White Rose Operation – Broken subsea equipment causes “major hydrocarbon gas release”

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board reported a“major hydrocarbon gas release”  from underwater equipment in the oilfield’s southern drill centre late Monday afternoon. The board initially reported 8,938 kilograms of gas was released from two subsea wells, but later clarified that the release came from subsea equipment, not the wells itself, and that the release was stopped with 12 minutes of the initial alarm. Read the rest here 10:53

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