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Discharge of Crude Oil from Well Flowline into Marsh Area, Cameron, LA

Cameron, LA | 2023-Apr-10

Initial Notification: On April 7, 2023, Creole Operating reported a 25-100 bbl discharge of crude oil from the West Cameron Well#2 flowline (NRC 1364193) into a marsh area. The 10-inch flowline ruptured in two places. Line has been shut in and is no longer discharging. On April 10, 2023 MSU Lake Charles contacted NOAA SSC for advice on a proposed cleanup plans

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:South Lousiana Crude
Total amount at risk of spill: 100 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 29° 47.15′ North
Longitude (approximate): 93° 11.88′ West
On-Water Recovery: Unknown/Not applicable
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Applied
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable