Satellite Source: Landsat 8
Mode: Multispectral
Resolution: 30 meter
Image Date & Time: 05-06-2018 1631 UTC

Confidence: High
Issue Date: 05-07-2018

Region: Gulf of Mexico
Location: 2845'04" N, 8942'53" W
Coverage Area: 2.28 km^2

Remarks:
Possible oil was observed in satellite imagery. This anomaly is unconfirmed 
as oil. The anomaly was observed in West Delta block 122. The anomaly 
measured 1.19 NM in length and 0.44 NM in width. Winds were 15 kts out 
of the NE.
Confidence that the anomaly seen was oil is high. The anomaly appeared
to be originating from an oil facility. It exhibited sheen in sunglint 
indicating the presence of thick oil. 

Uncertainties:
The anomaly maybe some other unnatural substance from the oil facility.


Analyst: Westbrook


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