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One incident sent spillage statistics soaring at Maersk Drilling

A single huge accident contributed to a ten-fold increase in Maersk Drilling's statistics on spilled oil and oil mud in 2015, according to a estimate published by the company.

In 2015 one single enormous incident contributed to a tenfold increase in Maersk Drilling's statistics on spills of oil and oil mud in 2015. This is reflected in a calculation from the latest edition of the Maersk subsidiary's magazine, The Drillbit.

At the beginning of the year, almost 75,000 liters of oil-based mud were cast off the rig Maersk Resolute when a hose connection to a service vessel failed.

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