Coast Guard responds to oil discharge

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge
The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil discharge in Lake Washington near Port Sulfur, Louisiana. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil discharge in Lake Washington near Port Sulfur, Louisiana, Tuesday. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector New Orleans’ Incident Management Division (IMD) received...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Venice, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Venice, Louisiana
The Coast Guard oversees the response to an oil spill from an abandoned wellhead near Venice, Louisiana, March 21, 2017.  (Coast Guard imagery courtesy of Coast Guard Sector New Orleans) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to a natural gas and crude oil discharge from an abandoned wellhead owned by Hilcorp Energy near mile marker 10 on the Lower Mississippi River, southwest of Venice,...

Coast Guard responding to oil discharge near Southwest Pass

Coast Guard responding to oil discharge near Southwest Pass
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries are responding to a crude oil discharge near Southwest Pass, Thursday. An estimated maximum potential of 840 gallons of crude oil reportedly discharged from a flowline, owned by Texas Petroleum Management, into a marsh. The flowline is reportedly secured. Oil Mop, an oil spill response organization, has placed containment...

2,200 gallons of oil recovered from Bayou Dupont crude oil discharge

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and other agencies continue the response to a report of a crude oil discharge in Bayou Dupont and north Barataria Bay, Sunday. Responders have recovered approximately 2,200 gallons of oil from the site of the oil discharge in Bayou Dupont, near Wilkinson Canal in Jefferson Parish. Containment boom has been placed around the leak by response crews. Approximately 13,680...

Investigation into Bayou Dupont crude oil leak continues

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues the response to a report of a crude oil discharge in Bayou Dupont and north Barataria Bay, Sunday. The Coast Guard has determined that approximately 2,016 gallons of oil have been recovered from the site of the oil discharge in Bayou Dupont, near Wilkinson Canal in Jefferson Parish. Response crews have secured the source of the first reported discharge and...