1:45 p.m. Activity Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Monday, Aug. 5 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – lowest level, indicating little seismic activity detected near sinkhole/Oxy 3

– Continuing sub-slab pressure monitoring at 107 Crawfish Stew, 135 Crawfish Stew and 1418 Jambalaya

– Installing electrical connections for sub-slab ventilation system fans at 116 Crawfish Stew and 135 Crawfish Stew

 

ORW/CPT Wells

– Removing water on ORW 17 (south side of La. 70, west of containment berm), ORW 22 (north side of La. 70, east of Gumbo Street), ORW 38 (north of community, behind Sauce Piquante)

– Completing well pad to begin installation of ORW 41 (near center of northern containment berm)

– Beginning MIHPT testing work at ORW 27 (east of Grand Bayou, just south of Hwy 70) – Membrane Interface Probe/Hydraulic Profiling Tool is intended to provide direct detection of natural gas to more readily determine location of subsurface gas zones in and near aquifer

– Re-completing CPT-84 (south of La. 70, northwest of containment berm)

– Completing CPT 85 (south La. 70, west of Texas Brine facility)

 

Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole

– Hauling and placing clay on southern containment berm

– Hauling and stockpiling limestone

– Installing new silt fencing around recently completed well pads near containment berms