Incident Disclosure 2016

Flame Detection

May 11, 2016

Hibernia Management and Development Company (HMDC) has reported an incident involving a flame originating from under the insulation of a high pressure cleaning unit on the Hibernia Platform.

On May 9 at approximately 7:30 a.m., two workers observed the flame and immediately shut down the high pressure cleaning unit. A portable extinguisher was used to quickly extinguish the flame. There were no injuries associated with this incident and HMDC is investigating the cause.

Media Contacts:

Margot Bruce-O’Connell
t. (709) 778-7222

Sean Kelly 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