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Abandoned Platform - High Island Block 10

Offshore Texas | 2021-Oct-07

Initial Notification: On October 7, 2021 MSU Port Arthur IMD contacted NOAA SSC to request NESDIS imagery of an abandoned platform discharging oil in High Island Block 10. Platform is dripping oil creating a rainbow sheen. No imagery was available for the time of interest, NESDIS will monitor as images come available (10/10-11).

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:oil
Total amount at risk of spill: unknown gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 33.62′ North
Longitude (approximate): 93° 59.88′ West