SkyTruth logo

SkyTruth Alerts

CONTACT US | LEGAL | SITEMAP
  

Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexi 2013-03-29

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1042439
Incident Time: 2013-03-29 09:45:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT MISSISSIPPI CANYON 20
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.938455, -88.976646 (Approximated from BlockCentroid )
Reported Sheen Size: 400 feet by 11 miles (area 533.33 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 24.35 gallons
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 570.17 gallons
Report Description
CALLER STATED THAT DURING AN OVERFLIGHT THEY DISCOVERED 24.35 GALLONS OF CRUDE OIL IN THE GULF OF MEXICO. THE DISCHARGE CAME FROM A DOWNED PLATFORM DUE TO HURRICANE IVAN.
Monitor this location View Nearby Alerts
ID:b4971036-3b38-3ddf-8517-48d5713e
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1042439
Date:2013-03-29 09:45:00
Location:28.9384545960592 -88.9766462310631
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, SheenSizeMismatch, BigSpill