BSEE Responds to Damaged Unmanned Platform in the Gulf of MexicoSource: www.gulfoilandgas.com 1/23/2015, Location: North America
The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is responding to a damaged unmanned platform in South Timbalier (ST) Block 27 in the Gulf of Mexico approximately 5 miles south of Port Fourchon, LA, in 50 feet of water. The ST 27 IA platform is operated by Energy XXI, GOM, LLC.
Energy XXI reported to BSEE that the ST 27 IA platform had been damaged, possibly by a vessel, at approximately. There was a fire on the platform which was extinguished through firefighting efforts by vessels in the area. Energy XXI reports that there are gas bubbles intermittently rising to the surface and no other pollution has been observed. No one was injured.
According to the operator, there were three wells producing oil at the time of the incident. An Emergency Shut Down (ESD) was successfully performed and production has been shut-in.
As weather allows, both BSEE and the operator will have personnel at the scene to determine the extent of the damage. BSEE is providing oversight to the operatorís response efforts.
The incident will be investigated by both BSEE and the U.S. Coast Guard.?
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