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Chevron Main Pass Block 41

11 miles E of the Mississippi River delta, Louisiana | 1970-Feb-10

Initial Notification: The Chevron Main Pass Block 41C platform caught fire on February 10, 1970 and burned until March 10. Oil and gas flowed from the well until March 31. Chevron hired Red Adair of Houston to put out the fire. USCG district 8.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:crude oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 23.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 88° 59.00′ West
On-Water Recovery: Unknown/Not applicable
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Applied
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable