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West Cameron 551 Discharge; Offshore Texas, Gulf of Mexico

Offshore Texas, Gulf of Mexico | 2021-Jun-15

Initial Notification: On June 14, 2021, a sheen from an unknown source in West Cameron Block 551 was reported (NRC#1307727) during a flyover. Potential responsible party, Stingray Pipeline, described the product as "condensate" to MSU Port Arthur. On June 15, MSU Port Arthur contacted NOAA SSC for advice regarding what a condensate might look like, and potential for recoverable oil.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Condensate
Total amount at risk of spill: UNK gallons
Latitude (approximate): 28° 18.37′ North
Longitude (approximate): 93° 16.15′ West