Significant Hydrocarbon Release
A Significant Hydrocarbon Release is defined as:
• A gas release rate between 0.1 kg/sec and 1 kg/sec and lasts for 2 to 5 minutes
• The amount of gas released is between 1 kg and 300 kg or
• The amount of liquid released is between 5 L and 300 L.
Source: Incident Reporting and Investigation Guidelines, The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board and Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, Canada, November 30, 2012. Regulatory Guidance