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Hilcorp East Bay Baptiste facility Discharge; Port Sulphur, LA, USA

Port Sulphur, LA, USA | 2018-Oct-04

Initial Notification: On October 3, 2018, the USCG Sector New Orleans contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a discharge of oil from Hilcorp's Bay Baptiste facility into the adjacent waterway, resulting in an app. 0.5mi x25yd sheen.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Oil, crude
Total amount at risk of spill: 1 barrels
Latitude (approximate): 29° 27.40′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 50.60′ West
On-Water Recovery: Applied
Shoreline Cleanup: Unknown/Not applicable
Dispersants: Unknown/Not applicable
In-Situ Burn: Unknown/Not applicable
Bioremediation: Unknown/Not applicable