Incident Disclosure 2015

Major Injury

August 20, 2015

Hibernia Management and Development Company (HMDC) reported that an employee on the West Aquarius Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit experienced a major hand injury while conducting maintenance on the Blowout Preventer (BOP). The incident occurred on August 15 when the worker’s fingertips became caught between moving equipment. The injured person immediately reported to the medic and was transferred to St. John’s by medevac for further treatment. The area was secured and work on the BOP was suspended pending investigation by the Operator.

Media Contacts:

Hibernia Management and Development Company:
Margot Bruce-O’Connell
Public Affairs
t. (709) 778-7222

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

Incident Disclosures 2015

Nov 30, 2015High Potential Near Miss
Oct 12, 2015Grease Fire in Galley
Oct 8, 2015Helicopter Experiences Fuel Bypass Indicators
Oct 2, 2015Flame Detection
Oct 2, 2015Unauthorized Discharge
Sep 2, 2015Major Hydrocarbon Gas Release
Sep 1, 2015Helicopter Engine #2 Fire Indication
Aug 20, 2015Major Injury
Jul 29, 2015Major Hydrocarbon Gas Release
Jul 2, 2015Helicopter experiences low oil pressure indication
May 16, 2015Person Overboard from West Hercules
May 5, 2015Helicopter Engine #2 Power Loss
Mar 4, 2015Manual disconnect from well due to weather
Feb 19, 2015Helicopter on the Helideck of the Hibernia GBS