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  • USCG: Oil-water mix leaking after vessel hit wellhead

    February 27, 2013 10:26 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A crewboat struck an inactive wellhead in the Gulf of Mexico overnight, causing it to spew a mixture of oil and water according to the U. S. Coast Guard. They reported the vessel hit the wellhead, which is owned by Swift Energy, around 8 p.m. Tuesday.... more »
  • Bayou Sorrel oil spill bigger than original estimate Play Video

    January 23, 2013 6:19 PM

    BAYOU SORREL - On January 3, 2013, a pipeline burst spilling over 100 barrels of crude oil into the Frog Lake area of Bayou Sorrel. Firefighters and Hazmat crews initiated a controlled burn last Saturday, which was unsuccessful. After a helicopter flyover this morning, the U.S. Coast Guard confirmed... more »
  • Bayou Sorrel pipeline investigation continues

    January 23, 2013 10:43 AM

    BAYOU SORREL - The U.S. Coast Guard reported last week a pipeline burst into the Frog Lake area of Bayou Sorrel. Firefighters and Hazmat crews initiated a controlled burn last Saturday, which was unsuccessful. Today, in a flyover of the spill area, the USCG learned the spill may... more »

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