Husky working to retrieve subsea connector linked to larges oil spill in N.L. history

Work is underway to recover the faulty flowline connector believed to be responsible for an oil spill off the coast of Newfoundland last fall. Husky Energy says subsea operations to retrieve the connector and plug the flowline began Friday at…

10 years after tragic Newfoundland helicopter crash, families stress issue of workplace safety

Every March, Lori Chynn makes the same journey across Newfoundland, travelling from her Deer Lake home on the island’s west coast to lay a wreath by a stretch of fence in St. John’s. Ten years ago, it was the last…

Largest oil spill in N.L. history raises new questions about province’s fast-growing oil industry

Newfoundland and Labrador’s ambitious plans to dramatically expand the province’s lucrative offshore oil and gas industry got a nasty jolt on Nov. 16. Amid a fierce winter storm, an estimated 250,000 litres of oil spilled into the ocean from Husky…

Few updates, fewer answers two weeks after Newfoundland’s largest-ever oil spill

Nearly two weeks after the largest-ever oil spill in Newfoundland history, the parties involved remain tight-lipped about the incident and what comes next. Friday will mark the second full week since an estimated 250,000 litres of crude oil spilled into the…

Regulator says Newfoundland’s largest-ever oil spill is now impossible to clean up

It’s now impossible to clean up Newfoundland’s largest-ever oil spill that leaked into the ocean last week, according to the regulatory board that oversees the province’s offshore activities. The 250,000-litre spill happened on Friday morning while Husky Energy’s SeaRose platform…