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Husky Energy oil spill the largest in Newfoundland history

Nov 20, 2018 - Marketline Newswire

Canadian oil and gas company Husky Energy has reported a spillage of 250m3, or 1,572 barrels, of oil, offshore the Canadian province of Newfoundland. The Husky Energy oil spill is said to have resulted from a leaky flowline connecting the White Rose oilfield to the SeaRose FPSO storage vessel.

The company noticed the leak on Friday while restarting production after poor weather conditions forced a temporary shutdown in operations. Since then, the White Rose field, as well as other oil prod...