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Public Safety News
United States Coast Guard
News Release
Thursday, March 23, 2017

Update: Coast Guard responds to oil spill near Venice, Louisiana.

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard reports that clean-up operations for an oil spill from an abandoned wellhead near Venice, Louisiana, that occurred March 21 have been completed, Wednesday.

Hilcorp Energy reported that the source of the oil discharge has been secured.

Members from the Coast Guard Sector New Orleans Incident Management Division assessed the scene of the incident via a flyover, a shoreline assessment, and a visual inspection of the wellhead, Wednesday.

There were no discrepancies or significant sheening reported.

Approximately 168 gallons of crude oil were reported to be collected during clean-up operations.

There are no reports of affected wildlife.

The cause of the incident is under investigation.




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