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20 mi.

10
45
59 Beaumont Lake Lafayette Sizes compared 477
feet
Charles SKS Satilla Ensco 74
8 TEXAS LOUISIANA oil tanker jackup rig
Port 90
10 Arthur
Houston
Vermilion
Bay
45 Galveston 900 feet
59 Bay
288
Oil tanker damaged
Galveston after striking sunken Gulf of
jackup oil rig
The rig was submerged Mexico
JAY CARR,
in 115 feet of water ALBERTO CUADRA :
Freeport Pre-Ike location CHRONICLE
of jackup rig Sources: Ensco International;
At the time, it was Minerals Management Service;
Approximatel National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Path of y 115 miles standing in 230 Administration, Office of Response
Hurricane Ike feet of water and Restoration; staff research