Incident Disclosure 2017

High Potential Near Miss/Dropped Object

April 19, 2017

Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC) has reported a high potential near miss incident involving a dropped object on the Hibernia Platform.

On April 14, 2017, a section of completion tubing weighing 515 kilograms fell three metres to the drill floor. There were four personnel on the drill floor at the time of the incident. Ongoing work was immediately stopped and the area was secured. Although there were no injuries associated with this incident, it had the potential for fatality.

The area was immediately cleared of all personnel and secured before resuming operations. The C-NLOPB is monitoring HMDC’s continued investigation of the incident.

Media Contacts:

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

Sean Kelly APR, FCPRS
Manager of Public Relations
(709) 778-1418
(709) 689-0713 (Cell)

Incident Disclosures 2017

Dec 11, 2017Injured Worker
Jul 14, 2017Helicopter Landing Gear Deployment Problem
Jun 23, 2017Electrical and Dropped Object Incidents
Apr 19, 2017High Potential Near Miss/Dropped Object
Mar 30, 2017Near Miss – Iceberg Approaches Close to the SeaRose FPSO
Mar 28, 2017Unauthorized Discharge of BOP Control Fluid
Mar 21, 2017Helicopter Return to Base
Mar 7, 2017High Potential Near Miss/Dropped Object
Mar 1, 2017Flame Detection