The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has approved Suncor Energy’s plan to resume operations on the Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODU) Transocean Barents, following a September 6, 2019 incident which resulted in an injured Transocean employee.
The injured worker had been released from hospital but in recent days was readmitted and is currently being monitored.
Following the submission of Suncor’s investigation report to the C-NLOPB and significant engagement between the C-NLOPB and Suncor senior personnel, the identification of root causes, causal factors, corrective measures and conditions for restart have been completed or implemented to the satisfaction of the C-NLOPB. Suncor has determined the cause of the incident to be that hazards associated with lifting equipment and operations were not effectively managed. Suncor is required to complete all pre-start-up safety reviews prior to resuming operations.
The C-NLOPB investigation into the September 6 incident is ongoing.
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