Coast Guard, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement continues to respond to oil platform fire

Coast Guard, Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement continues to respond to oil platform fire
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) continued to respond to the oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday. A fire team on the platform reported that the fire was out and no leaking gas was detected. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0'); }); Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders...

Coast Guard, BSEE responding to oil platform fire

Coast Guard, BSEE responding to oil platform fire
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is responding to a report of an oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico, Wednesday. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans watchstanders received a report at 1:20 a.m. that Shell Enchilada platform was on fire approximately 112 nautical miles south of Vermilion Bay, Louisiana. There were 46 crewmembers reported aboard...

Coast Guard continuing search for missing man after explosion on oil platform

Coast Guard continuing search for missing man after explosion on oil platform
The Coast Guard is continuing to coordinate search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana. NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is continuing to coordinate search efforts for a missing man after an explosion on an oil platform in Lake Pontchartrain near Kenner, Louisiana, Monday morning. The fire on the platform, which is owned by Clovelly...

Coast Guard reports oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico is extinguished

Coast Guard reports oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico is extinguished
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard reports that the oil production platform fire near Grand Isle, Louisiana, has been extinguished, Thursday. A fire on a Renaissance Offshore LLC oil production platform near Grand Isle, Louisiana, is reported to have been extinguished at approximately 6:15 a.m., Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans were notified at approximately 2:30 a.m. that an...

Coast Guard responding to oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard responding to oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a fire on an oil production platform near Grand Isle, Louisiana, Thursday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans were notified at approximately 2:30 a.m. that an oil production platform caught fire approximately 80 miles south of Grand Isle. Watchstanders directed the launch of an HC-144 Ocean Sentry aircrew from Coast Guard Aviation...

Coast Guard continues to monitor oil platform fire in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard continues to monitor oil platform fire in Gulf of Mexico
Breton Sound Block 21 oil platform fire. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by MST3 Liam Mcdonnell) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard continues to monitor a platform near Breton island after an on board fire was suppressed Saturday. At approximately 6 a.m. responding crews boarded the platform and extinguished the flame. Clean up and repair operations have commenced. The previously reported rainbow sheen is reported...

Coast Guard responding to oil platform fire in Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard responding to oil platform fire in Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is responding to a report of a platform fire near Breton Island, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 2:50 a.m. from the offshore supply vessel Miss Katherine reporting a fire on board an oil production platform in Breton Sound Block 21. All 28 people aboard the platform were evacuated to the offshore supply vessel and were taken...

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing crewmembers southeast of Grand Isle

Coast Guard continues search for 2 missing crewmembers southeast of Grand Isle
NEW ORLEANS – Coast Guard crews are still searching for two missing crewmembers following an oil platform fire approximately 20 miles southeast of Grand Isle, Friday morning. The 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Razorbill was relieved by the 87-foot Coast Guard Cutter Pelican in the search at approximately 4 a.m. An MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew from Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile, Ala.,...

Coast Guard rescues 2 after oil platform fire

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard responded with multiple air and sea assets on Sunday to reports that an oil production platform caught fire approximately 50 miles off Grand Isle in the Gulf of Mexico– rescuing the two individuals who were on board the platform at the time of the fire. An MH-65C Dolphin rescue helicopter and crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans hoisted the two men...