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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexico 2012-04-26

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1009744
Incident Time: 2012-04-26 09:00:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT BLOCK 20
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.936860, -88.974735 (Approximated from BlockCentroid)
Reported Sheen Size: 500 feet by 5.3 miles (area 321.21 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 5.04 gallons
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 343.4 gallons
Report Description
CALLER IS REPORTING A DISCHARGE OF CRUDE OIL INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO. CALLER STATED THE DISCHARGE IS DUE TO A DAMAGED PLATFORM BY HURRICANE IVAN. CALLER STATED A SHEEN WAS SIGHTED DURING A DAILY OVERFLIGHT.
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ID:5be3cc39-68c8-31dd-94fa-a6fa07b888f6
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1009744
Date:2012-04-26 09:00:00
Location:28.936859561189 -88.9747349464252
Tags:NRC, BigSpill, LABB, oil, release, SheenSizeMismatch