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TPIC Platform Explosion Main Pass 67

Venice, LA, USA | 2020-Aug-29

Initial Notification: On August 29, 2020, the USCG notified the NOAA SSC of an explosion at a TPIC platform in Main Pass 67, Venice, LA (NRC 1285919). The platform is on fire but is shut-in. 300bbl of oil/water mixture are stored onsite. It is unknown if a release has occurred. NOAA providing fate & trajectory.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 8.73′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 3.07′ West