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Oil, gas leaking from abandoned Hilcorp wellhead: Coast Guard | NOLA.com

The U.S. Coast Guard is responding to natural gas and crude oil leaking from an abandoned wellhead owned by Hilcorp Energy near mile marker 10 on the lower Mississippi River, just southwest of Venice, officials reported late Tuesday (March 21).

The Coast Guard’s National Response Center received a report of the spill at approximately 1:14 p.m. on Monday, said a press release issued by the Coast Guard 8th District office in New Orleans.

Source: Oil, gas leaking from abandoned Hilcorp wellhead: Coast Guard | NOLA.com

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