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Platform Fire and Diesel Spill in Viosca Knoll, LA

LA | 2023-Jul-22

Initial Notification: On July 22, 2023, a compressor caught fire on a Cox Operating platform in Viosca Knoll. The fire is out. The platform is shut in. Diesel from the compressor entered the water and generated a 40-yard sheen which was naturally dispersed.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 5.07′ North
Longitude (approximate): 88° 42.27′ West