Discharge of Natural Gas Condensate from Repaired Line, West Cameron Block 498, Offshore Texas
Offshore Texas | 2022-Aug-17
Initial Notification: On August 17, 2022, an potential spill was reported in a NOAA Marine Pollution Surveillance Report (MPSR) for West Cameron 498. The USCG MSU Port Arthur identified the spill as a natural gas condensate from a line owned by Stingray Pipeline, LLC. The company had been repairing a damaged pipeline and the discharge occurred when the line was repressurized. Stingray conducted an overflight, reporting a 12 miles x 1.5 miles sheen in West Cameron block 550. The estimate of discharge, based on overflight data, was approximately 35 bbls/1,478 gallons.
|Products of concern:||Natural Gas Condensate|
|Total amount at risk of spill:||86 barrels|
|Latitude (approximate):||28° 27.18′ North|
|Longitude (approximate):||93° 28.28′ West|