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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexi 2013-04-27

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1045280
Incident Time: 2013-04-27 10:00:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.936598, -88.970052 (Approximated from BlockCentroid )
Reported Sheen Size: 200 feet by 6.4 miles (area 155.15 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 1.09 gallons
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 165.87 gallons
Report Description
THE CALLER REPORTED THAT CRUDE OIL WAS OBSERVED DURING AN OVERFLIGHT OF A DOWN PLATFORM DUE TO HURRICANE IVAN. SHEEN WAS 40% BARELY DISCERNIBLE, 50% SILVERY AND 10% SLIGHTLY COLORED.
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ID:d055f585-da3f-3eae-b29c-dce8a7f3
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1045280
Date:2013-04-27 10:00:00
Location:28.9365976953494 -88.9700516452884
Tags:NRC, release, oil, LABB, SheenSizeMismatch, BigSpill