BSEE, Coast Guard respond to well control incident in GoM

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement says it is responding along with the US Coast Guard to a loss of well control in Vermilion block 356 about 108 mi (174 km) southwest of Lafayette, Louisiana, in the Gulf of Mexico.

Jan 31st, 2014

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NEW ORLEANS –The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement says it is responding along with the US Coast Guard to a loss of well control in Vermilion block 356 about 108 mi (174 km) southwest of Lafayette, Louisiana, in the Gulf of Mexico.

EnVen Energy Ventures reported a natural gas flow while drilling from theRowan Louisiana.The gas was diverted overboard and work is underway to shut-in the well. No visible sheen is reported. Personnel were evacuated and no injuries are reported.

The rig is at the A production platform and all oil and gas production was shut-in.

1/31/14

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