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On the Grand Banks – Hibernia platform oil leak curbs production

An oil leak at the site of the Hibernia offshore platform on the Grand Banks off the coast of Newfoundland has resulted in a significant downturn in oil production.Workers reported a small leak on Dec. 18. Hibernia management company officials said it happened in a valve that is part of the rig’s offloading system. Only 10 litres of crude oil spilled at the time, and no oil sheens were spotted on the water at that time. Read [email protected] 12:10