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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude 2016-05-07

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1147260
Incident Time: 2016-05-07 11:50:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: GULF OF MEXICO
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.935833, -88.970000 (Explicit)
Report Description
///MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT/// REMARKS: RECENT SATELLITE ANALYSIS INDICATED AN ANOMALY EMANATING FROM A KNOWN REPEAT LEAK SOURCE (DESTROYED TAYLOR PLATFORM) THAT STRETCHED ROUGHLY 116 NM IN A MEANDERING PATTERN TOWARDS THE SOUTHWEST. MEASURED WIND SPEEDS AT THE TIME OF OBSERVATION WERE 10 KNOTS AND FROM THE SOUTH. MODELED OCEAN SURFACE CURRENTS IN THE AREA WERE AROUND 1.5 KNOTS AND TOWARDS THE SOUTHWEST. CONFIDENCE WAS HIGH GIVEN THE ANOMALY POSSESSED A WHITE COLOR IN THE SUNGLINT AREA.
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ID:2bbc96d5-c8dc-37d1-b134-38c3b46f994a
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2016-05-07 11:50:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB