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Trinimar Marine Well 327

Gulf of Paria, Venezuela | 1973-Aug-08

Initial Notification: On the afternoon of August 8, 1973, the Trinimar Marine Well 327 blew out. Oil spilled from the well at a rate of 2,000 barrels per day until August 12 when the well sanded up. Keyword: Shell Dispersant L.T., International Tanker Owners Pollution Federation (ITOPF), blowout..

Incident Details
Products of concern:Venezuelan crude oil
Latitude (approximate): 10° 30.00′ North
Longitude (approximate): 62° 0.00′ West
On-Water Recovery: Unknown/Not applicable
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Applied
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable