Lake Washington A10 Well Leak
Port Sulphur, LA USA | 2018-Dec-09
Initial Notification: On December 9, 2018, the USCG Sector New Orleans contacted the NOAA SSC regarding an equipment failure on a wellhead casing in Lake Washington/Rattlesnake Bayou, near Port Sulphur, LA. The discharge amount is estimated to be ~129bbls of crude/water/gas per day. The source was not reported as secured. USCG is requesting a trajectory and potential resources at risk.
|Products of concern:||Oil, crude|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||129 gallons|
|Latitude (approximate):||29° 23.97′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||89° 47.14′ West|
|In-Situ Burn:||Unknown/Not applicable|