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Hilcorp Pipeline Leak; Terrebone Bay, LA, USA

Terrebone Bay, LA, USA | 2018-Jul-13

Initial Notification: On July 13, 2018, USCG MSU Houma contacted the NOAA SSC regarding the discharge of crude oil from a transfer line in Terrebonne Bay due to a pinhole leak discovered at 1740CDT. The source has been reported to be secured. The USCG is requesting a fate, trajectory, and potential resources at risk.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Oil, crude
Total amount at risk of spill: 15 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 29° 5.94′ North
Longitude (approximate): 90° 27.00′ West