TPIC South Pass 24 W1 Central Facility
9, LA, USA | 2019-Aug-08
Initial Notification: On August 8, 2019, the USCG Sector New Orleans CDT received a report of a discharge of an estimated 05 barrels of crude oil into South West Pass, Plaquemines Parish, near Joseph Bayou, from a hatch malfunction on a saltwater/oil storage tank at the South Pass 24 W1 Central Facility, owned/operated by Texas Petroleum Investment Company (TPIC). A representative for TPIC stated that upon discovery of the discharge, facility personnel immediately secured source in order to prevent further discharge.
|Products of concern:||oil|
|Latitude (approximate):||29° 5.23′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||89° 17.13′ West|