Discharge into Marsh from Aboveground Pipeline, Hackberry, LA
Hackberry, LA, USA | 2022-May-10
Initial Notification: On May 9, 2022, Texas Petroleum Investment Company (TPIC) observed a discharge from an aboveground pipeline in a marsh near Hackberry, Louisiana. Approximately 2 barrels of crude oil is estimated to have discharged - some has migrated to Black Lake, and some remains in the marsh vegetation. OSROs are on-scene with containment boom and skimmers. On May 10, MSU Lake Charles contacted NOAA SSC for support in preparing an in-situ burn (ISB) request to submit to RRT-6.
|Products of concern:||crude oil|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||20-40 barrels|
|Latitude (approximate):||30° 1.29′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||93° 23.72′ West|
|Shoreline Cleanup:||Unknown/Not applicable|