3:45 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Friday, March 14 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.

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

– Conducting ventilation system inspections


– Continuing ORW 21 pump test (north of Sauce Piquante, west of Crawfish Stew) and surveying settlement rods

– Conducting de-watering test on ORWs 4 (northwest of containment berm) and 14 (Oxy 9 well pad)

– Conducting pump maintenance on ORWs 26 (northwest of containment berm, south of La 70) and 30 (north of containment berm, south of La 70)

– Preparing for pressure testing of ORW 15 (north of La 70, east of Gumbo St.),

– Installing water line from ORW 57 (southeast of Oxy 10 pad) to existing ORW 14 water line

Containment Berm/Roads/Sinkhole

– Beginning placement of geotextile fabric on new south containment berm, starting from Oxy 10 well pad

– Continuing monthly sinkhole survey
– Surveying north containment berm and original south containment berm