VIDEO: Nearly 90,000 Gallons of Crude Oil Spilled Into the Gulf, Crews Make Progress In Clean Up

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ABOVE VIDEO: Crews are making progress removing the oil discharged by a shell oil pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico. (FOX8 Video)

(FOX8) – Crews are making progress removing the oil discharged by a shell oil pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico.

As of Sunday, May 15, teams deployed by the Coast Guard ans Shell have recovered more than 51,000 gallons of oily-water mixture according to the Coast Guard.

The spill occurred on Thursday, May 12, when a segment of flow line at the Glider Field, located about 90 miles south of Timbalier Island, discharged 88,200 gallons of crude oil into the water.

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Crews are making progress removing the oil discharged by a shell oil pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico. (Fox 8 Image)


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