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Y Pad Well #1



Incident Description
incident location Location Y Pad Well #1, Prudhoe Bay
Product/Quantity BP Exploration Alaska (BPXA) estimates that 150 gallons of crude oil were released.
Cause The pressure gauge on the S riser of the wellhead ruptured, allowing crude oil to flow into the well cellar and on to the gravel pad.
Time/Date of Incident 10:20 AM on October 2, 2008
Situation Reports
10/02/2008 (PDF 40K)
10/03/2008 (PDF 40K)
01/20/2010 (PDF 40K) -- FINAL

 

 

Photos
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Crude oil spray on walls of well house. Crude oil in well cellar.    
Crude oil spray on walls of well house. Crude oil in well cellar.    
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Tom DeRuyter 451-2145