Drilling fluid spill off Newfoundland coast

The Telegram is reporting that about 600 litres of drilling fluid has spilled from the GSF Grand Banks mobile drilling rig. It’s the third time for such a spill this year, and second in a month and half; in September, 5,000 litres were spilled in the water. The C-NLOPB announced yesterday that Husky Energy reported the spill of what’s known as “synthetic based mud,” or SBM, during normal drilling operations, which have been suspended.

Source: The Telegram

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