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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexico 2012-05-17

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1011804
Incident Time: 2012-05-17 08:45:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT GULF OF MEXICO BLOCK 20A
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.940110, -88.971049 (Approximated from BlockCentroid)
Reported Sheen Size: 200 feet by 5.7 miles (area 138.18 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 2.91 gallons
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 147.73 gallons
Report Description
CALLER STATED A SHEEN WAS DISCOVERED DURING AN OVERFLIGHT OF THE GULF OF MEXICO. THE SHEEN IS COMING FROM A PLATFORM DAMAGE BY HURRICANE IVAN.
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ID:0c98aeb8-c0d9-3773-91e8-ab3087e8b506
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1011804
Date:2012-05-17 08:45:00
Location:28.9401100975486 -88.9710493348871
Tags:NRC, BigSpill, LABB, oil, release, SheenSizeMismatch