1:05 p.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Monday, June 16 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 2 – indicating work is not allowed on sinkhole or within containment berms. Seismic monitoring has detected some increase in levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3. 

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

– Conducting ventilation system inspections 


– Continuing pumping on ORWs 4 (northwest of containment berm), 14 (Oxy 9 well pad), 15 (north of La 70, east of Gumbo Street), 48 (north of containment berm), 54 (west of Bayou Corne, south of La 70), 57 (southeast of Oxy 9 well pad)

– Setting transducer depth in PMWs

Containment/ Roads/ Sinkhole/Survey

– Conducting daily berm inspections

– Removing silt fence along original south containment berm

– Grading ORW 57 access road