|Detail from MODIS/Aqua image taken 4/19/2012. Red dots indicate locations of recent NRC oil and hazardous materials spill reports. 23051 Site marks the location of a known chronic leak from Hurricane Ivan-damaged wells.|
|Zoomed-in detail from MODIS/Aqua image taken 4/19/2012|
We've been keeping an eye on these two platforms since we reported last week on Shell's report of a 10-mile long slick between the Mars and Ursa platforms. It's unclear if slicks in this area are from human-caused leaks and spills or natural oil seeps that are known to be in the vicinity.