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Oil Well Discharge into Marsh, High Island, Bolivar Peninsula, TX

Bolivar Peninsula, TX | 2022-Apr-06

Initial Notification: On April 1, 2022, an unknown amount of crude oil from a well discharge into a marsh area on High Island was reported. OSROs responded. On April 6, 2022, MSU Port Arthur contacted NOAA SSC for input on methods to address oil remaining in vegetation. Phone support provided, no further products requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Crude oil
Total amount at risk of spill: Unknown gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 33.43′ North
Longitude (approximate): 94° 22.68′ West
On-Water Recovery: Unknown/Not applicable
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable