12:45 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Tuesday, May 6 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 pumping on ORWs 14 (Oxy 9 well pad), 15 (north of La 70, east of Gumbo Street), 48 (north of containment berm) and 54 (west of Bayou Corne, south of La 70)

– Pulling pump on ORW 4 (northwest of containment berm) repair/replace

– Installing CPT 129 near ORW 57 (east of Oxy 9 well pad) access road

– Sampling bubble sites

Containment/ Roads/ Sinkhole/Survey

– Installing gates on new south containment berm

– Placing hydro mulch around new south containment berm

– Assembling rig for workover on Oxy 2