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TPIC Minor Pipeline Leak

Delta NWR, Plaquemines, LA | 2016-Mar-25

Initial Notification: On March 25, 2016, USCG Sector NOLA notified the NOAA SSC about an estimated 2 bbl leak of crude oil from a Texas Petroleum Investment Company (TPIC) pipeline in the Delta National Wildlife Refuge. Source is secure, OSROs are on-site, and discharged oil is contained by boom in a dead end canal.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Tags:Pipeline
Products of concern:Crude Oil (South Louisiana)
Total amount at risk of spill: 2 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 29° 14.73′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 11.95′ West