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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexico 2012-02-13

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1002864
Incident Time: 2012-02-13 08:45:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT BLOCK 20 A SEE LAT & LONG
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.937778, -88.970278 (Explicit)
Reported Sheen Size: 400 feet by 1.8 miles (area 87.27 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 2.88 gallons
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 93.3 gallons
Report Description
CALLER IS REPORTING A DISCHARGE OF 2.88 GALLONS OF CRUDE OIL INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO. CALLER STATED THE DISCHARGE IS DUE TO A DOWNED PLATFORM FROM HURRICANE IVAN. CALLER STATED THE OIL SHEEN WAS SPOTTED DURING THE DAILY OVERFLIGHT OF THE AREA.
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ID:dcff2aca-385a-34ec-b607-f84ea20abf71
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1002864
Date:2012-02-13 08:45:00
Location:28.9377777777778 -88.9702777777778
Tags:NRC, LABB, oil, release, SheenSizeMismatch