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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

C-NLOPB investigating 6,000-litre spill, how it was measured

The province’s offshore regulator wants some clarification on how the Hibernia consortium measures the size of oil spills. The decision comes in the wake of a crude oil spill near the platform in December. On Jan. 3, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board issued an incident bulletin after being notified of a leak by the Hibernia Management Development Company (HMDC). Read [email protected]  09:19