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Hilcorp Wellhead Leak, Little Lake Marsh; Grand Isle, LA, USA

Grand Isle, LA, USA | 2016-Aug-23

Initial Notification: On August 23, 2016, a Hilcorp wellhead in Little Lake Marsh discharged 1 barrel of crude oil due to an equipment failure. Contractors are on site, and discharge has been boomed. Sector New Orleans contacted NOAA SSC and requested resources at risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 32.93′ North
Longitude (approximate): 90° 9.27′ West