11:25 a.m. Update from the Office of Conservation

Bayou Corne/Grand Bayou Response Activity

Friday, August 1 work-

Sinkhole Activity Code 2 – indicating work is not allowed on sinkhole and within containment berms. Seismic monitoring indicates increased levels of subsurface activity near sinkhole/Oxy 3.

  

Air Monitoring/Sub-slab Sampling and Ventilation

– Conducting ventilation system inspections

ORW/CPT Wells

– 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)

– Monitoring flow rate and water production from passive vent wells

Containment/ Roads/ Sinkhole/Survey

– Conducting daily berm inspection

– Transferring water from passive vent wells to sinkhole in-flows