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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.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:oil
Latitude (approximate): 29° 5.23′ North
Longitude (approximate): 89° 17.13′ West