USA Today reported an offshore leak on July 9.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/07/09/natural-gas-gulf-lo...

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The Coast Guard said a crew was working Monday night to temporarily plug the well and lost control of it. The well was not producing any oil at the time. Two other wells that were producing on the platform were closed off. Petty Officer Jonathan Lally said everyone on the platform was evacuated safely.

Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement spokeswoman Eileen Angelico identified the owner of the well and platform as Energy Resources Technology Gulf of Mexico LLC. She said officials don't have an estimate of how much gas has leaked.

The company could not immediately be reached for comment.

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