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TPIC Black Lake Spill

Taylor Oil Rd, Hackberry, LA 70645, USA | 2018-Jun-27

Initial Notification: On June 27, 2018, the USCG contacted the NOAA SSC regarding the discharge of crude oil (API 31.7) into Black Lake, LA. The discharge was reported to be caused by a pinhole leak in the line from the wellhead just before the line enters the heat exchanger from where it is transferred to the tank battery. The source has been reported as secured. The USCG is working with the RP in the recovery and cleanup of the discharged oil. The USCG has requested a trajectory and Resources at Risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Oil, crude
Total amount at risk of spill: 260 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 59.65′ North
Longitude (approximate): 93° 26.34′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Applied
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable