ORB Exploration, Bayou Sorrel
Outside Baton Rouge, LA | 2013-Jan-15
Initial Notification: On January 15, 2013, USCG MSU Baton Rouge contacted the NOAA SSC in regards of a spill in Bayou Sorrel. The USCG was notified and responded on January 15th, even though the spill occurred on Janary 3, 2013. The spill is from a 4 inch pipeline (now secure) which released an estimated 100 bbl of crude oil. Due to the unusually arduous site conditions, authorization for in-situ burn has been requested. USCG has requested advice from NOAA.
|Total amount at risk of spill:||100 barrels|
|Latitude (approximate):||30° 11.67′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||91° 27.28′ West|