Gulf Watchdog

Gulf Restoration Network monitors sites across the Gulf of Mexico to document, report and hold oil & gas companies accountable for leaks, spills, accidents and other noncompliance issues. Below, you'll find a map of all of the spill activity we have reported and a chronological log of spill reports dating back to January 2017. 

Gulf Watchdog Log

Below you will find links to the reports GRN has reported to the Coast Guard's National Response Center accompanied by photographic evidence of spills. This is a small fraction of the spills that occur in the Gulf. To see all spills reported to the U.S. Coast Guard National Response Center, go here.

April 23, 2018

  • Rainbow sheen on water extending 7.52 mi. x 200 ft. from Taylor Energy well
  • Pet coke plume on the Mississippi River from International Marine Terminal near Port Sulphur extending 200 ft. x 50 ft. Click here to see full the full report. 


February 1, 2018


October 13, 2017


September 22, 2017


September 9, 2017


September 4, 2017

  • 100 X 50ft sheen near Holly Beach
  • 4000 X 50ft sheen on Neches River near Nederland, TX
  • 200 X 100ft sheen on Neches River from Exxon Beaumont facility. Click here to see the full report.


June 20, 2017


March 17, 2017


January 13, 2017

  • 335,000 sf rainbow sheen
  • 1500 X 150ft rainbow sheen in harbor in Buras
  • 11mi X 300ft sheen 32 miles southeast of Venice from Taylor Energy wells. Click here to see the full report.



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