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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexi 2012-10-02

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1026191
Incident Time: 2012-10-02 08:25:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT MISSISSIPPI CANYON BLOCK 20 FACILITY A
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.936477, -88.971114 (Approximated from BlockCentroid)
Reported Sheen Size: 200 feet by 3.2 miles (area 77.58 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 0.83 gallons
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 82.93 gallons
Report Description
CALLER STATED THAT DURING AN OVERFLIGHT THEY NOTICED A SHEEN IN THE GULF OF MEXICO DUE TO HURRICANE IVAN. CALLER STATED THAT .83 GALLONS OF CRUDE OIL WAS DISCHARGED.
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ID:9ad43284-8ea6-33a3-9c7e-e25379726f58
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1026191
Date:2012-10-02 08:25:00
Location:28.9364766489867 -88.9711144340552
Tags:NRC, LABB, oil, release, SheenSizeMismatch