Coast Guard ends response to oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico

Coast Guard ends response to oil platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is no longer responding to the site of an oil production platform fire in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 80 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana, Monday. The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement reported that there were no hotspots or major pollution threats aboard the platform. Over flights were conducted on January 9 with no reports of sheening on the water. The...

Coast Guard responds to platform fire in Bayou Sorrel

Coast Guard responds to platform fire in Bayou Sorrel
The Coast Guard, with state and local partners, are responding to an oil production platform fire in Bayou Sorrel, Louisiana, March 15, 2016.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge) NEW ORLEANS –The Coast Guard, state and local agencies continue to respond to an oil production platform fire near Bayou Sorrel, Tuesday. The max potential of crude oil between the two storage...