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Allision between Tug Boat and out-of-service Flowline, South Pass 24, Pilottown, LA

Pilottown, LA, USA | 2022-Nov-07

Initial Notification: On November 7, 2022, the USCG received notification of an allision between a tug boat and an out-of-service Hilcorp flowline in South Pass 24. The pipeline discharged approximately 2bbl of crude oil. The pipeline may contain an additional max of 4bbl. A slick and sheen were present on the waterway. Impact on the shoreline is anticipated. The USCG requested fate, trajectory, and resources at risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:crude oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 6 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 29° 9.10′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 19.80′ West