Satellite Source: Sentinel 1A
Mode: Interferometric Wide (IW) VV
Resolution: 5x20 meter
Image Date & Time: 03-06-2018 0001 UTC

Confidence: High
Issued Date: 03-06-2018

Region: Gulf of Mexico
Location: 2856'16" N, 8858'14" W
Coverage Area: 89.25 km^2

Possible oil was observed in satellite imagery. This anomaly is unconfirmed 
as oil. The anomaly appears to be an oil slick that emanated from the 
destroyed Taylor platform site, even though the slick was not directly 
connected to it. The slick measured approximately 12 nm in length, 5.4 
nmi at its widest point and moved toward the NE in agreement with ocean 
currents in the vicinity at the time of the image. Furthermore, the slick 
had a large contrast to its surroundings and was out of place. 

There is uncertainty in a more precise area of the slick due to the presence 
of low winds at the location that also appeared as dark areas near the 

Analyst: Velasco

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