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Spill of Natural Gas Condensate into White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area, LA

LA | 2023-Mar-30

Initial Notification: On March 30, 2023, a 2-inch line associated with TPIC Watkins well #39 discharged approximately 2-3 barrels of natural gas condensate into a marsh located within the state-managed White Lake Wetlands Conservation Area. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is recommending an in-situ burn. NOAA SSC provided verbal support to USCG Morgan City.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:condensate
Total amount at risk of spill: 126 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 52.72′ North
Longitude (approximate): 92° 31.38′ West