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Hilcorp 212 Facility, Lake Grand Ecaille Spill

LA, USA | 2020-Jul-11

Initial Notification: On July 11, 2020, the USCG Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division called the NOAA Regional Response Officer about an estimated 1bbl crude oil discharge at Hilcorp 212 facility. The cause of discharge is determined to be internal corrosion. Source is secured, most of the discharge is contained with hard boom. USCG requested trajectory for rainbow sheen seen during overflight crew.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 23.52′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 47.72′ West