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Main Pass 75 Pipeline Release

LA, USA | 2020-May-03

Initial Notification: On May 3, 2020, the USCG received a potential spill report from the NOAA/NESDIS/SATELLITE ANALYSIS BRANCH that initiated NRC #1276557. The USCG confirmed a very light grey/silver sheen via overflight. A pinhole pipeline leak was the suspected source. 04 May 2020 Crimson shut in the suspected pipeline. USCG requested an oil spill trajectory.No anticipated shoreline impacts.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 14.73′ North
Longitude (approximate): 88° 58.93′ West