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Oil Spill as a Result of a Break in a Transmission Line, Gulf of Mexico, LA

Gulf of Mexico, LA | 2022-Jul-01

Initial Notification: On 1 JULY 2022, the NOAA SSC was contacted by USCG Sector New Orleans regarding an oil spill as a result of a break in a transmission line. The release occurred at 2346 on 30 JUNE 2022. Worst case discharge is 593 barrels. The release has been secured. USCG requested trajectory and RAR.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:crude
Total amount at risk of spill: 593 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 29° 14.54′ North
Longitude (approximate): 88° 26.19′ West