Husky Energy reports subsea gas leak at White Rose

Offshore staff

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland – Husky Energy has reported a natural gas leak from subsea equipment at the Southern Drill Center of the White Rose field to the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board.

The Aug. 31 release was shut in within 12 minutes and the Atlantic Osprey will use an ROV to investigate the event.

Husky is reported saying that an underwater inspection indicated the release came from a piece of flexible pipe connecting subsea components and leading into the wells.

Oil production can continue, Husky noted.


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