11:50 a.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Friday, March 28 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 1 – indicating work is allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates low levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3.

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

– Conducting ventilation system inspections 


– Removing pump from ORW 21 (north of Sauce Piquante, west of Crawfish Stew)

– Continuing de-watering test on ORWs 4 (northwest of containment berm) and 14 (Oxy 9 well pad), 48 (north of containment berm) and OGRW 1 (Oxy Geismar 2 well pad)

– Installing new pumps on ORWs 4 and 14

– Continuing pump test on ORWs 1 and 32 (north of La 70, east of Gumbo St.)

– Beginning pump test on ORW 2 (north of La 70, east of Gumbo St.)

– Installing water lines for ORWs 1, 2, 32

– Conducting depth log on Oxy Geismar 3A (working from Oxy 9 well pad)

Containment/ Roads/ Sinkhole/Survey

 – Continuing work on south containment berm reroute