2:50 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Tuesday, April 1 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


– 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)

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

– Starting pump test on ORW 39 (north of containment berm)

– Cleaning screen and filter on ORWs 52 and 53 (west of Bayou Corne, south of La 70

– Reducing pressure in Oxy 3A (working from Oxy 9 well pad)

Containment/ Roads/ Sinkhole/Survey

 – Hauling clay for south containment berm re-route