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Helis Oil Well Leak Black Bay

LA, USA | 2020-Aug-13

Initial Notification: On August 13, 2020, the USCG Sector NOLA notified the NOAA SSC of a 7bbl well leak and 1.5mi x 1mi rainbow sheen in Black Bay, Louisiana. A well owned by Helis Oil was identified as the source of release. Well is secured. Fate & trajectory requested. No shoreline impact anticipated.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 31.63′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 28.67′ West