2:35 p.m. (8/21/13) Activity Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Wednesday, Aug. 21 work-

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

– Ending pressure monitoring of remaining monitor at 1469 Sauce Piquante

– Leak-testing and monitor/sample at 174 Crawfish Stew

– Modifying existing blower to new lower profile exhaust pipe at 116 Crawfish Stew

– Continuing pressure monitoring at 1467 Sauce Piquante, 121 Sportsman’s Drive and 174 Crawfish Stew

 

ORW/CPT Wells

– Removing water on ORW 38 (north of community, behind Sauce Piquante)

– Continuing installation of ORW 42 (south of La. 70, west of Texas Brine facility)

– Installing aquifer monitoring well MRAA 08 (Oxy 9 well pad)

– Installing CPTs 70 (south end of Sportsman’s Landing)

 

Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole

– Performing subsidence survey of TBC facility and settlement plate survey for the containment berm