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Well Blowout in Little Lake; Cut Off, LA

Cut Off, LA, USA | 2023-Oct-22

Initial Notification: On October 21, 2023, the USCG reported that a well owner by Extex was leaking both crude oil and natural gas condensate into Little Lake, LA. Extex reported an estimated 10-15bbls released. A large area of water has been impacted by sheen. Shoreline impact is anticipated. Release is secured. The USCG has requested assistance from NOAA oceanographers and SSC on-site assistance.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:crude oil
Total amount at risk of spill: 630 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 32.42′ North
Longitude (approximate): 90° 9.43′ West