A worker helps clean up an oil spill

Oil spills into Louisiana bay


NEW ORLEANS, April 5, 2018 – Around 100 barrels of oil has spilled from a tank belonging to Summit Oil and Gas into Bay Jacques, Louisiana, the US Coast Guard reported on Wednesday.


“OMI Environmental Solutions deployed containment boom, sorbent boom and pads around the facility to contain and collect oil,” the Coast Guard said in a news statement. “Three boats with response crews and two skimmers will conduct recovery operations.”

The incident is under investigation, the report added.