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Spill from Quarter North oil well, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico

LA, Gulf of Mexico | 2022-Jan-10

Initial Notification: On January 10, 2022, the USCG Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division (IMD) received notification of a discharge of crude oil and natural gas from a Quarter North well into the Gulf of Mexico. The well and platform were damaged by Hurricane Ida last year. NOAA provided an initial fate & trajectory.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 28° 58.23′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 30.02′ West