Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Husky Energy Offers Apology for Largest Ever Oil Spill off Newfoundland Coast

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Husky Energy Offers Apology for Largest Ever Oil Spill off Newfoundland Coast

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Husky apologizes for large Newfoundland oil spill

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ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Husky Energy is apologizing for Newfoundland's largest-ever oil spill last month, which saw 250,000 litres leak into the ocean.

The huge spill of oil, water and gas happened while Husky Energy's SeaRose platform was preparing to restart production during a storm that earlier that afternoon had been the most intense in the world.

A Husky spokesperson said Monday the firm began to restart production "because the storm was subsiding."

In a statement, the company says it is "deeply sorry" for the spill and is committed to learning from it and putting measures in place "to ensure it doesn't happen again."

On Friday, Husky submitted its preliminary report on the Nov. …

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