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Barataria Bay Potential Platform Spill

Barataria Bay | 2019-Jul-28

Initial Notification: On 28JUL19 at ~ 2049 CDT NOAA RRO received a phone call from USCG Sector New Orleans IMD asking for 2 fates and trajectories for a 35 bbl and 1 - 3 bbl oil spill in Barataria Bay from a platform discharge. Sheen was seen but no dark oil at the time the NRC report was generated.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Oil
Total amount at risk of spill: Unknown gallons
Latitude (approximate): 29° 19.90′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 57.00′ West