Satellite Source: MODIS Terra
Mode: Multispectral
Resolution: 250 meter
Image Date & Time: 06-15-2018 1651 UTC

Confidence: High
Issue Date: 06-15-2018

Region: Gulf of Mexico
Location: 2856'16" N, 8858'14" W
Coverage Area: 3.07 km^2

Possible oil was observed in satellite imagery. This anomaly is unconfirmed 
as oil. The anomaly believed to be a slick was connected to the location 
of the destroyed Taylor platform "Saratoga" location. The slick appeared 
bright white/silvery due to its location in sunglint. It stretched approximately 
7.8 nm long to the east in accordance with westerly winds at 5-10 kt in 
the vicinity at the time of the image. We have high confidence that the 
anomaly is oil given that it was connected to a repeat leak source and 
was white in sunglint.

Due to the presence of scattered clouds in the area and the coarse satellite 
image resolution, the full and more precise areal extent could not be 

Analyst: Velasco

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