Since July 17, 2019, the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has been monitoring Hibernia Management and Development Company’s (HMDC’s) response to the spill of an estimated 12,000L of oil from the Hibernia Platform.
Satellite imagery, vessel and aerial surveillance in recent days have confirmed that concentrations of oil have decreased to the point that mechanical recovery and dispersion operations are no longer possible.
Aerial resources and two vessels in the field are continuing to conduct surveillance and wildlife observations.
The C-NLOPB continues to meet with HMDC as well as partnering government agencies such as the National Environmental Emergencies Centre (NEEC) of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) and the Canadian Coast Guard (CCG), to monitor HMDC’s response.
Approval by an independent Certifying Authority as well as further discussion with the operator is required, prior to C-NLOPB approval to resume production.
The C-NLOPB’s formal investigation into the spill continues.
|Dec 30, 2019||Injured Worker on Terra Nova FPSO|
|Nov 25, 2019||Helicopter Return to Base|
|Oct 15, 2019||Near Miss on Terra Nova FPSO|
|Oct 3, 2019||C-NLOPB approves resumption of drilling operations on Transocean Barents|
|Sep 26, 2019||Approval of plans to resume operations at Hibernia and update on follow up to recent offshore incidents|
|Sep 9, 2019||Injured Worker on Transocean Barents|
|Aug 21, 2019||C-NLOPB Update on August 17, 2019 Discharge at the Hibernia Platform|
|Aug 18, 2019||August 17, 2019 Discharge at the Hibernia Platform|
|Aug 16, 2019||C-NLOPB approves re-start of production operations from final two drill centres at White Rose field|
|Aug 15, 2019||C-NLOPB approves resumption of production operations at Hibernia Platform|
|Aug 1, 2019||Update – Hibernia Oil Spill|
|Jul 18, 2019||Hibernia Oil Spill|
|Jul 9, 2019||Incident Bulletin – Near Miss with Potential for Fatality on Terra Nova FPSO|
|Jul 5, 2019||Update – Follow-up to November 2018 Oil Spill at White Rose Field|
|Jun 4, 2019||Near Miss on Hibernia Platform|
|May 24, 2019||Flushing – South White Rose Extension Drill Centre|
|Mar 19, 2019||Update on Plugging of Flowline and Recovery of Flowline Connector at the South White Rose Extension Drill Centre|
|Mar 14, 2019||Near Miss Onboard Terra Nova FPSO|
|Mar 13, 2019||Update on Plugging of Flowline and Recovery of Flowline Connector at the South White Rose Extension Drill Centre|
|Jan 30, 2019||C-NLOPB Issues Approvals to Husky Energy|
|Jan 18, 2019||Update – Status of Spill at White Rose Field|
|Jan 11, 2019||Update – Status of Spill at White Rose Field|
|Jan 7, 2019||Update – Status of Spill at White Rose Field|