Hibernia platform shut down after oil spill off Newfoundland into the Atlantic Ocean

Production has stopped aboard the Hibernia oil platform off the coast of St. John’s after an undetermined amount of oil spilled from a storage cell into the water. An oil sheen was spotted Wednesday, and the company said in a news release that the spill was an “isolated activity.” In a separate release issued about six hours later, the company announced the rig had halted activity. >click to read< 09:13

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