Division of Spill Prevention and Response


Kuparuk 3R Well 22 Flow Line Spill

Incident Description

Incident Location Map

Location Kuparuk River Field, at R Pad, Well 22.
Product/Quantity 84 gallons of produced water were released from a well line to a reserve pit.
Cause A pinhole leak caused by internal corrosion.
Time/Date of Incident ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. (CPAI) discovered the spill at 9:40 AM on April 25, 2010 and reported the spill to ADEC at 10:30 AM.
Situation Reports
04/26/2010 (PDF 193K)
06/09/2010 (PDF 216K) -- FINAL



For more information

Tom DeRuyter, ADEC, (907) 451-2145