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Spill from Pipeline into Joseph Bayou, Port Eads, LA

Port Eads, LA, USA | 2023-Jul-31

Initial Notification: On July 31, 2023, Whitney Oil and Gas reported an approximately 2 bbl spill from an 8-inch pipeline. Dark oil and sheen was reported on the water and in the adjacent marsh. The release was secured. The NOAA SSC was consulted on cleanup and recovery operations

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:crude oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 84 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 3.42′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 18.20′ West