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Whitney Oil South Pass Platform Leak

Gulf of Mexico, LA, USA | 2020-May-31

Initial Notification: On 31 May 2020 USCG received reports of a 4 mile sheen near South Pass moving south, offshore. A Whitney Oil knockout platform experienced an upset. The product was discharged from the flare. No recoverable oil reported. Estimated 150 gallons discharged.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 1.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 16.00′ West