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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gul 2013-08-31

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1058830
Incident Time: 2013-08-31 10:25:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.933333, -88.966667 (Explicit)
Reported Sheen Size: 400 feet by 6 miles (area 290.91 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 9.76 gallon
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 311 gallons
Report Description
CALLER IS REPORTING THAT A RELEASE OF APPROXIMATELY 9.76 GALLONS OF CRUDE OIL WAS DISCOVERED IN MISSISSIPPI CANYON 20A DURING AN OVERFLIGHT COMING FROM A DOWNED PLATFORM DUE TO HURRICANE IVAN.
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ID:3910fceb-9683-3df7-88c4-d3ac8484f1e0
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1058830
Date:2013-08-31 10:25:00
Location:28.9333333333333 -88.9666666666667
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, SheenSizeMismatch, BigSpill