Enbridge says it is investigating the report of a small natural
gas leak in the West Cameron Block 275, approximately 66
miles off the coast of Louisiana in the US Gulf of Mexico.
A helicopter flyover was completed late Tuesday, and a
three-foot diameter patch of bubbles has been spotted on the
surface of the water in the vicinity of the Stingray natural
"The Stingray Pipeline continues to operate under normal
operating parameters at this time, in accordance with
regulatory standards and guidelines, and we are in contact with
regulatory authorities, said Terrance L. McGill, senior
vice president of natural
gas operations and engineering for Enbridge.
A dive boat has been dispatched to the location, and
we will commence an investigative dive as soon as weather
conditions permit, he continued.
If a leak is confirmed as a result of the diving
activities, we will immediately begin repairs. We do not
anticipate any potential business interruption to be