Incident Disclosure 2015

High Potential Near Miss

November 30, 2015

Hibernia Management and Development Company (HMDC) reported a high potential near miss on the West Aquarius drilling rig.

On November 28, 2015, a tugger line came into contact with an emergency strip lighting fixture causing the battery panel to part. The front panel and four batteries fell to the drill floor from a height of approximately 54 meters. The combined weight of the objects was approximately 726 grams.

The area was cordoned off and secured and an inspection was carried out. There were no injuries. HMDC is conducting an internal investigation.

Media Contacts:

Hibernia Management and Development Company:
Lynn Evans
Public Affairs Advisor
t. 752-6433

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

Incident Disclosures 2015

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