Table 5-7
Volume of Oil Discharges (>10,000 GALLONS), 2002-2005

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Discharge amount - water
as values
Facility  Mystery spill  Other  All subject types 
Fixed platform  Non-marine facility/location  Pipeline  Unspecified Waterfront facility  Facility 
2002 42,000.0 0.0 0.0 75,600.0 95,340.0 212,940.0 80,526.0 0.0 435,091.0
2003 18,900.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 14,952.0 33,852.0 55,125.0 41,790.0 208,005.0
2004 0.0 0.0 0.0 15,000.0 0.0 15,000.0 1,302,000.0 12,000.0 2,526,446.1
2005 0.0 138,810.0 110,000.0 0.0 7,453,530.0 7,702,340.0 0.0 0.0 14,407,410.0

Discharge amount - water
as values
Vessel 
Commercial fishing vessel  Freight ship  Mobile offshore drilling unit  Offshore supply vessel  Tank barge  Tank ship  Towing vessel  Vessel 
2002 0.0 12,500.0 0.0 0.0 129,125.0 0.0 0.0 141,625.0
2003 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 77,238.0 0.0 0.0 77,238.0
2004 0.0 335,732.0 0.0 20,000.0 209,235.6 632,478.5 0.0 1,197,446.1
2005 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 6,693,012.0 0.0 12,058.0 6,705,070.0

NOTE: Does not include legacy data. U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Coast Guard, personal communication, Sept. 7, 2006.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Homeland security, U.S. Coast Guard, Personal Communication, Sept. 7, 2006.

  • For 2005, most oil discharges occurred at waterfront facilities in terms of volume.
  • For 2005, tank barges accounted for almost all the oil discharge in terms of volume.



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