Fluid spilled, equipment impaired on Henry Goodrich

Husky Energy reports blowout preventer activated and all work suspended

Published on July 15, 2016
The drill rig Henry Goodrich sits anchored in Conception Bay in 2011 as it undergoes repairs.
Keith Gosse/The Telegram/file

Husky Energy has suspended work on the drill rig Henry Goodrich after a spill of hydraulic fluid during drilling earlier Friday and activation of the rig’s blowout preventer.

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board received a report from the oil company, posting a notice to the Board website at about 4 p.m.