Vermillion Block 228 Discharge; LA, USA
LA, USA | 2018-Jul-13
Initial Notification: On July 13, 2018, the USCG MSU Houma contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a 3mi x 2 mi oil discharge in within Vermillion Block 228, ~60mi off shore. The discharge is believed to be from a 10mi x 8" pipeline ~120 feet below the surface of the water. The USCG is requesting a fate and trajectory.
|Products of concern:||Oil, crude|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||600 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||28° 39.66′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||92° 19.59′ West|