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Scenarios

Scenario 1 : offshore platforms continuous leaks

Oil films from water produced by the offshore platforms were observed :
  • Up to 40 km from
 the platform

  • Sheen / rainbow /
 metallic / (codes 1-3 see Oil Spill Remote Sensing)

  • Within the legal limits regarding oil content ( < 40 ppm)
Aerial Estimates:
  • Length 1000m
  • With: 30 m
  • Estimated area: 0.04 km2
  • 50 % Sheen
  • 50 % Rainbow

Estimated volume:
  • BAOAC:
 7 L (low) - 106 L (high)
Real leases:
  • 22.000 m3 / day
  • 25 ppm oil
  • 600 L  oil / day
  • 30 L oil / hour
(Source : SINTEF)
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