2:10 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Friday, Jan. 24 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.


– Opening ORW 56 to flare (west of Bayou Corne, south of Sportsman’s Landing)

– Grouting ORW 55 (west of Bayou Corne, south of Sportsman’s Landing)

– Drilling passive vent well PVW 2 (east bank of Bayou Corne, south of La. 70)

– Surveying settlement rods near ORW 38 (north of Sauce Piquante)

Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole

– Continuing to haul and place sand for construction of new southern berm route

– Surveying original south containment berm

– Installing inclinometer south of sinkhole