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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexi near Venice, LA 2012-09-06

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1023527
Incident Time: 2012-09-06 08:55:00
Nearest City: Venice, LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT MISSISSIPPI CANNON BLOCK 20
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.937739, -88.969311 (Approximated from BlockCentroid)
Reported Sheen Size: 600 feet by 3.8 miles (area 276.36 acres)
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 295.45 gallons
Report Description
CALLER STATED THAT A PLATFORM WAS DAMAGED DUE TO HURRICANE IVAN AND IS DISCHARGING AN UNKNOWN AMOUNT OF CRUDE OIL INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO. THE EVENT HAS BEEN ONGOING SINCE 2005 AND WAS OBSERVED DISCHARGING FROM AN AERIAL OVERFLIGHT.
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ID:de355b26-8539-381b-b775-57ed94920ec9
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1023527
Date:2012-09-06 08:55:00
Location:28.937738769185 -88.9693109377951
Tags:NRC, BigSpill, LABB, oil, release