Charges laid against HMDC in relation to alleged spill of crude oil

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The C-NLOPB today announced that it has laid four charges against Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd. (HMDC) for alleged offences related to the spilling of crude oil from the offshore loading system of the Hibernia Platform.

In January 2014, HMDC notified the C-NLOPB that 6,000 litres of oil had leaked from the rig’s Northern Offshore Loading System.  At that time, the offshore board stated it would review the methodology used by HMDC to estimate the volume and fully investigate the incident.

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