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Destin Operating Wellhead Leak

Franklin, LA USA | 2020-Jun-30

Initial Notification: On June 27, 2020, the USCG received NRC #1280534 regarding a leaking wellhead operated by Destin Operating in Charenton, LA. Approximately 10-15 bbl of sweet crude impacted an unnamed waterway. USCG authorized the removal of oiled vegetation. No reports of oiled wildlife. USCG, LOSCO and NOAA on site tomorrow.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 53.43′ North
Longitude (approximate): 91° 29.40′ West