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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Oil: Crude in Gulf Of Mexico 2012-04-13

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1008583
Incident Time: 2012-04-13 09:00:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: PLATFORM INCIDENT BLOCK 20
Incident Type: PLATFORM
Material: OIL: CRUDE
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party: TAYLOR ENERGY
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.936111, -88.968889 (Explicit)
Reported Sheen Size: 500 feet by 6 miles (area 363.64 acres)
Reported Spill Volume: 15.96 gallons
SkyTruth Minimum Estimate: 388.75 gallons
Report Description
CALLER IS REPORTING A DISCHARGE OF CRUDE OIL INTO THE GULF OF MEXICO. CALLER STATED THAT THE DISCHARGE WAS DUE TO A PLATFORM DAMAGED BY HURRICANE IVAN. CALLER STATED A SHEEN WAS SIGHTED DURING A DAILY OVERFLIGHT.
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ID:f02457e0-f02d-3733-b3ac-51d47c0345be
Source:http://www.nrc.uscg.mil/reports/rwservlet?standard_web+inc_seq=1008583
Date:2012-04-13 09:00:00
Location:28.9361111111111 -88.9688888888889
Tags:NRC, BigSpill, LABB, oil, release, SheenSizeMismatch