12:45 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Monday, March 10 work-
Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates continued low levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3.

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation
- Conducting ventilation system inspections

ORW/CPT Wells
- Continuing ORW 21 pump test (north of Sauce Piquante, west of Crawfish Stew) and surveying settlement rods at site
- Conducting de-watering test on ORWs 4 (northwest of containment berm0, 14 (Oxy 9 well pad), and 30 (north of containment berm, south of La 70)
- Doing workover on ORW 26 (northwest of containment berm, south of La 70)
- Setting up for pump test on ORW 23 (east of Gumbo St/Sauce Piquante intersection)

Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole
- Conducting survey of north containment berm and original south containment berm
- Grading and compacting new south containment berm
- Stockpiling clay for south containment berm

11:55 a.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Friday, March 7 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates continued low levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3.

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

- Conducting ventilation system inspections

ORW/CPT Wells

- Continuing ORW 21 pump test (north of Sauce Piquante, west of Crawfish Stew)

- Surveying ORW 21 settlement rods

- Beginning de-watering test on ORW 14 (Oxy 9 well pad)

- Preparing for pump test on ORW 30 (northwest of containment berm)

- Working over ORW 26 (northwest of containment berm)

- Conducting maintenance on Bubble Site 56 vent well (west side of Bayou Corne, north of La 70)

Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole

- Grading ORW access road west of Bayou Corne, south of La 70

- Surveying original south containment berm 

3:10 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Thursday, March 6 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates continued low levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3.

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

- Conducting ventilation system inspections

ORW/CPT Wells

- Continuing ORW 21 pump test (north of Sauce Piquante, west of Crawfish Stew)

- Conducting preliminary pump test on ORW 4 (northwest of containment berm)

- Working over ORW 14 (Oxy 9 well pad) ORW 16 (west of containment berm)

- Conducting pressure monitoring on shallow geoprobe wells

Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole

- Conducting containment berm inspections

9:55 a.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Wednesday, March 5 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates continued low levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3.

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

- Conducting ventilation system inspections

ORW/CPT Wells

- Continuing ORW 21 pump test (north of Sauce Piquante, west of Crawfish Stew)

- Conducting pump test on ORW 48 (north of containment berm) in preparation for de-watering

- Conducting workover on ORWs 4 (northwest of containment berm) and 14 (Oxy 10 well pad)

- Surveying settlement rods on ORW 21

Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole

- Surveying original south containment berm

- Sampling sinkhole water in-flow

- Monitoring and sampling industrial water wells

5:55 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Monday, March 3 work-
Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates continued low levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3.

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation
- Conducting ventilation system inspections

ORW/CPT Wells
- Continuing ORW 21 pump test (north of Sauce Piquante, west of Crawfish Stew) and surveying settlement rods at site
- Conducting pump test on ORW 26 (northwest of containment berm, near La 70) in preparation for de-watering
- Doing workover on ORW 37 (near Sportsman’s Landing)
- Installing transducer on ORW 39 (north of containment berm)

Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole
- Conducting survey of north containment berm and original south containment berm
- Filling in low areas of new south containment berm