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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexico near Fourchon, LA 2013-07-23

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1054781
Incident Time: 2013-07-23 06:45:00
Nearest City: Fourchon, LA
Location: BLOCK 220
Incident Type: VESSEL
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: WALTER OIL AND GAS
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.384167, -90.528889 (Explicit)
Report Description
CALLER STATED THAT A DRILLING RIG INCURRED A WELL BLOW OUT RESULTING IN A RELEASE OF APPROXIMATELY 7 BARRELS AN HOUR AND IS NOT SECURED AT THE TIME OF REPORTING. 47 PEOPLE EVACUATED THE RIG BY THE MEANS OF LIFE RAFTS.
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ID:9cff2fef-c074-3229-9be0-2c464efc
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1054781
Date:2013-07-23 06:45:00
Location:28.3841666666667 -90.5288888888889
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, trending