Response continues for the Port Sulphur well discharge

Response continues for the Port Sulphur well discharge
A Unified Command continues to respond to a well that discharged a mixture of crude oil, gas, and water near Port Sulphur, Louisiana, December 12, 2018. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Melissa Cardwell, Coast Guard Sector New Orleans. NEW ORLEANS – A Unified Command consisting of the Coast Guard, Louisiana Oil Spill Coordinator’s Office and Hilcorp Energy continues to respond to a well that discharged...

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,...