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Crude Oil Discharge from Platform, Breton Sound, LA

Breton Sound, LA | 2022-Jun-23

Initial Notification: On June 23 2022, USCG Sector New Orleans IMD notified SSC of a 20-gallon crude oil spill discharge in Main Pass 21. Discharge has been secured and WCC Energy Group is the owner-operator. The location of the platform is 29.5641N, -89.3358W, in Breton Sound. Reported 2-mile x 600 feet silver sheen with 25 ft x 50 ft dark oil in the center. USCG requested a trajectory for discharge. USFWS was notified and was provided the NOAA trajectory. Based on current information we do not anticipate shoreline impact from this spill.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:crude
Total amount at risk of spill: 20 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 33.85′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 20.15′ West