3:20 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Wednesday, Oct. 9 work-

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


Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

– Conducting ventilation system inspections

– Continuing installation of sub-slab probes



– Monitoring pump drawdown tests of OGRW 1 (Oxy 2 well pad), ORW 9 (west of containment berm), ORWs 39 and 40 (north of containment berm)

– Installing MIHPTs 2 (west of containment berm) and 19 (north of Gumbo St)

– Running tubing and hanging geophones in Geophone #1 well (Oxy 2 well pad)

– Continuing DPVE 47 test (access road west of containment berm)


Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole

– Continuing plug-and-abandon of Water Well 3 (Oxy 3 well pad)

– Monitoring bubble sites

– Sampling aquifer water wells

– Surveying containment berm settlement plates