Dalco Passage Polar Texas-Conoco Phillips spill
Crude oil release by the Polar Texas, owned and operated by Conoco-Phillips.
Dalco Passage, Quartermaster Harbor
Dalco Passage oil sheen. Photo from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Summary Statement / Investigation Report
7,200 gallons of crude oil released in Puget Sound was eventually traced back to the Polar Texas, owned and operated by Conoco-Phillips.
U.S. Coast Guard and Ecology contractors conducted a cleanup of oil on water and impacted shorelines.