Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Pass A Loutre Wildlife Management Area

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge in Pass A Loutre Wildlife Management Area
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil discharge in Pass A Loutre Wildlife Management Area, Louisiana, Monday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 4:30 p.m. Sunday of crude oil leaking from a storage tank owned by Whitney Oil and Gas. The maximum potential for the spill is estimated to be 2,520 gallons, but the discharge was contained before...

Coast Guard response to oil discharge in Jamie Whitten Lock continues

Coast Guard response to oil discharge in Jamie Whitten Lock continues
Responders work to contain and recover crude oil from the Jamie Whitten Lock on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway in Mississippi, Sept. 11, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lieutenant David Schneider) NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuing to respond to a crude oil discharge that is contained within the Jamie Whitten Lock at mile marker 412 on the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway, Wednesday. Watchstanders...

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge near Galliano, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to oil discharge near Galliano, Louisiana
A pollution response team from Guard Marine Safety Unit Houma lowers a drum skimmer in response to a crude oil discharge from the Bowley Cap Facility in Lake Bully Bonds near Galliano, Louisiana, May 26, 2019. (U.S. Coast Guard photo courtesy of Marine Safety Unit Houma) NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard is responding to a crude oil discharge from the Bowley Cap Facility in Lake Bully Bonds near Galliano,...

Response continues for the Lake Washington A10 Well Leak

Response continues for the Lake Washington A10 Well Leak
NEW ORLEANS – The Unified Command continued to respond to a well that discharged a mixture of crude oil, gas, and water near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, Sunday. At approximately 10:15 p.m. personnel on a rig barge mechanically plugged the well head permanently securing it. It is estimated that approximately 9,282 gallons of oil was discharged before the well head was controlled. Approximately 13,300...

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Garden Island Bay, Louisiana

Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Garden Island Bay, Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard responded to an oil discharge near Garden Island Bay, Louisiana, Friday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report at 3:52 p.m. from the National Response Center that approximately 420 gallons of crude oil had been discharged from a damaged saltwater disposal line at the Texas Petroleum Investment Company. The source of the discharge has been...

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. Coast Guard Sector New Orleans’ Incident Management Division (IMD) received a report at approximately 8 a.m. of an estimated 1,260 gallons of oil and water discharging...

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. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1461251439213-0');...

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...