7:30 p.m. DNR Field Update

Office of Conservation
Bayou Corne Field Update
Feb. 14, 2013 Activities

Texas Brine Operations

Oxy 3-A Cavern Well –
Crew tagging depth to cavern floor – Casing Pressure: 600 psi

Texas Brine Facility Vent Well to Top of Aquifer (RW 1 on Oxy 2 well pad) –
Flaring gas at 19.5 mcf/day

Texas Brine Facility Geophone Well (Between Oxy 2 & original Oxy 3 well pads) –
Ongoing monitoring for seismic activity, data available at http://folkworm.ceri.memphis.edu/heli_temp/

ORW 13 Vent Well (Near Oxy 9 well pad)–
Shut in, awaiting work

ORW 14 Vent Well (Near Oxy 10 well pad)–
Shut in, awaiting work

ORW 15 Vent Well (North of Hwy 70)–
Awaiting completion operations

Texas Brine Facility Shallow Pressure Monitoring (TBC 1-3)

TBC 1 (Original Oxy 3 well pad)
Tubing Pressure: 34 psig
Casing Pressure: 18 psig

TBC 2 (Original Oxy 3 well pad)
Tubing Pressure: 19 psig
Casing Pressure: 14 psig

TBC 3 (Oxy 1 well pad)
Tubing Pressure: 0 psig
Casing Pressure: 0 psig

Sinkhole Site –
Monitoring status of sinkhole area

ORW 1 Vent Well (North of Hwy 70)–
Flaring gas at 2.65 mcf/day

ORW 2 Vent Well (North of Hwy 70)
Flaring gas at 4.68 mcf/day

ORW 4 Vent Well (South of Hwy 70) –
Shut in, awaiting work – 188 mcf removed to date

ORW 12 Vent Well (Oxy 3 well pad) –
Flaring gas – tied in to multi-well flare stack, flow rate not established

ORW 14 Vent Well (Oxy 10 well pad)
Flaring gas at 15.6 mcf/day

ORW 15 Vent Well (North of Hwy 70) –
Flaring gas – tied in to multi-well flare stack, flow rate not established

ORW 22 Vent Well (Well road east of Gumbo St.)
Flaring gas at 15.6 mcf/day

ORW 23 Vent Well (Well road east of Gumbo St.) –
Flaring gas – tied in to multi-well flare stack, flow rate not established

ORW 24 Vent Well (Well road east of Gumbo St.) –
Flaring gas – tied in to multi-well flare stack, flow rate not established

Bayou Corne Community

Bayou Corne Community Aquifer Monitoring Well

BC 2
Tubing Pressure: 56 psi
Casing Pressure: 10 psi

Other Actions in Near-Term on Office of Conservation Directives

In status updates to Office of Conservation, Texas Brine reports:

Work continues on Rig Road improvements west of sinkhole to southern end of containment – initial southern berm 90 percent complete, initial northern berm 60 percent complete

Drilling of deep geophone well on Rig Road (G 03, south of Hwy. 70) has reached 1,100 feet, preparing to install casing

Perforating ORW 8 (Rig Road west of sinkhole)

Completing well pad for ORW 7 (west of Rig Road near Florida Gas Pipeline route)

Well access road construction begun for vent wells ORW 6 and ORW 9 (west of Rig Road near Florida Gas Pipeline route)

53 indoor air monitors (LEL and H2S monitors) installed in 21 Bayou Corne community structures to date

Field surveying and land access for 3-D seismic ongoing, surveying is 27 percent complete

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