8:00 p.m. DNR Field Update

Office of Conservation
Bayou Corne Field Update
Dec. 27, 2012 Activities

Texas Brine Operations

Oxy 3-A Cavern Well –
Snubbing unit rigged down following removal of 4-inch tubing in preparation for installation of equipment for vertical seismic profile

Texas Brine Facility Vent Well to Top of Aquifer (TB Vent Well #1) –
Flaring gas at 25.3 mcf/day

Texas Brine Facility Vent Well to Top of Cap Rock (Vent Well #2) –
Shut in pending plug and abandon

Texas Brine Facility Geophone Well –
Ongoing monitoring for seismic activity, data available at http://folkworm.ceri.memphis.edu/heli_temp/

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

TBC 1
Shut in, flaring equipment installed, to be tested as potential vent well
TBC 2
Flaring gas at 21.4 mcf/day
TBC 3
Shut in, to be tested as potential vent well

Sinkhole Site –
Skimming and removing vegetation/debris from sinkhole surface

Conservation/Shaw Operations

Observation/Vent Well #1 –
Flaring gas at 15.1 mcf/day

Observation/Vent Well #2 –
Flaring gas at 15.1 mcf/day

Observation/Vent Well #3 –
Remains in monitoring status, set up to vent/flare natural gas if concentrations are observed around wellbore

Observation/Vent Well #4 –
Continuing work to clear perforations that have sanded in in order to restore natural gas flow for flaring

Bayou Corne Community

Bayou Corne Community Aquifer Monitoring Wells (BC 1-2)
BC 1
Texas Brine reports awaiting landowner access

BC 2
Installed and completed

Bayou Corne Community
Participating in ongoing in-home monitoring effort with DEQ
Oversight of ongoing operation of Office of Conservation-directed Texas Brine geoprobe monitoring wells in Bayou Corne community