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Skytruth Alert: NRC Report: Unknown Oil 2017-04-19

Report Details
NRC Report ID: 1176252
Incident Time: 2017-04-19 12:23:00
Nearest City: LA
Location: SEE LAT/LONG
Incident Type: UNKNOWN SHEEN
Material: UNKNOWN OIL
Medium Affected: WATER
Suspected Responsible Party:
SkyTruth Analysis
Lat/Long: 28.935833, -88.970000 (Explicit)
Report Description
NESDIS MARINE POLLUTION SURVEILLANCE REPORT: REMARKS: SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS POSSIBLE OIL EMANATING FROM THE DESTROYED TAYLOR ENERGY PLATFORM. THE ANOMALY HAS A SILVER APPEARANCE WHICH GIVES WAY TO BLACK EDGE THAT DISSIPATES INTO THE OCEAN BACKGROUND. NRC REPORT #1176178 CONFIRMS THAT OIL WAS OBSERVED NEAR THE TIME OF THIS IMAGE AND GIVEN THE HISTORY OF THE TAYLOR ENERGY PLATFORM AS A REPEAT LEAK SOURCE THIS IS A HIGH CONFIDENCE OIL ANOMALY. UNCERTAINTIES: GIVEN THE RECENT NRC REPORT AND THE HISTORY OF THE TAYLOR ENERGY PLATFORM AS A REPEAT LEAK SOURCE UNCERTAINTIES ARE MINIMAL.
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ID:f7dc6e4c-fbec-313f-b10f-a27d3516aee2
Source:http://nrc.uscg.mil/
Date:2017-04-19 12:23:00
Location:28.9358333333 -88.97
Tags:NRC, release, oil