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Oil Discharge from Platform in Lake Washington, Port Sulphur, LA

Port Sulphur, LA | 2023-Jan-22

Initial Notification: On January 22, 2023, the USCG Sector New Orleans contacted the NOAA Regional Response Officer (RRO) of oil discharge from the Lake Washington Central Facility, a platform owned/operated by Hilcorp Energy, in Lake Washington / Lake Grande Ecaille, LA. USCG Sector New Orleans IMD personnel conducted a site visit to the platform and requested a trajectory and fate analysis and RAR.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:crude
Total amount at risk of spill: 42 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 23.73′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 46.87′ West