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Hilcorp E8 Platform Oil Spill

Venice, LA 70091, USA | 2020-Aug-21

Initial Notification: On August 21, 2020, the USCG Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division (IMD) received NRC#1285147 reporting a discharge of approximately 3 bbl crude oil from Hilcorp platform E-8 in Southwest Pass. The discharge is secured and containment boom deployed. Oil is contained within the area surrounding the facility. USCG and LDEQ were onsite. No shoreline impacts or oiled wildlife observed.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 28° 56.97′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 23.37′ West