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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexi near Venice, LA 2012-10-12

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1027141
Incident Time: 2012-10-12 10:00:00
Nearest City: Venice, LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT MISSISSIPPI CANYON BLOCK 20A
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.934221, -88.975893 (Approximated from BlockCentroid)
Reported Sheen Size: 500 feet by 4.9 miles (area 296.97 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 8.4 gallons
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 317.48 gallons
Report Description
CALLER STATED THAT WHILE DOING AN OVERFLIGHT THEY DISCOVERED A DISCHARGE OF 8.4 GALLONS OF CRUDE OIL IN THE GULF OF MEXICO DUE TO HURRICANE IVAN.
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ID:654bafde-9517-3715-a7c5-23aac41962e4
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1027141
Date:2012-10-12 10:00:00
Location:28.9342207850999 -88.9758927299703
Tags:NRC, BigSpill, LABB, oil, release, SheenSizeMismatch