Incident Disclosure 2016

High Potential Near Miss

April 1, 2016

Hibernia Management and Development Company (HMDC) reported a high potential near miss on the Hibernia Offshore Platform. On March 31, 2016, an employee on level U09 of the platform opened the elevator shaft door and discovered that the elevator car was not there.

Following the incident, the locking mechanisms on all elevators on the platform were function tested. The U-shaft elevator will remain out of service until it is inspected by the vendor. HMDC is conducting an internal investigation.

Media Contacts:

Margot Bruce-O’Connell
HMDC Public Affairs
(709) 778-7222

Sean Kelly M.A.,APR, FCPRS
Manager of Public Relations
t. (709) 778-1418
c. (709) 689-0713

Incident Disclosures 2016

Nov 28, 2016Injured Worker – Injuries to Chin and Wrist
Oct 5, 2016Helicopter Return to Base
Aug 1, 2016Injured Worker – Hip Injury
Jul 15, 2016Unauthorized Discharge/Impairment of Safety Critical Equipment
May 11, 2016Flame Detection
May 6, 2016Major Injury
Apr 26, 2016High Potential Near Miss
Apr 8, 2016High Potential Near Miss/Dropped Object
Apr 1, 2016High Potential Near Miss
Feb 18, 2016Unauthorized Discharge of Glycol
Feb 2, 2016Helicopter Incident – Bird Strike
Jan 19, 2016Near Miss – Empty Container Lost Overboard