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Discharge from Ingleside Dock 5, Ingleside, TX

Ingleside, TX | 2022-Dec-27

Initial Notification: On December 24, 2022, a crude oil spill occurred at Ingleside Dock#5 (NRC#1355879, 1355881, 135599) in Corpus Christi. TX. The volume was originally estimated at 3,800 gallons but was later updated to 14,000 gallons. Some of the oil remained in secondary containment, a portion was discharged into La Quinta Channel and transported to the dredge spoil islands south and southwest of the discharge location. On December 27, 2022, Sector Corpus Christi contacted NOAA SSC with a request to support consultation activities. NOAA SSC provided an initial verbal assessment, followed by a written assessment on December 28.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Eagle Ford shale oil (Ingleside 50)
Total amount at risk of spill: 335 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 27° 49.20′ North
Longitude (approximate): 97° 12.13′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable