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Kuparuk Produced Water Line

Kuparuk Field, Drill Site 2D
Time/Date of Incident
The spill was discovered at approximately 8:30 PM , March 17, 2004 . ConocoPhillips notified the Alaska State Troopers at 9:23 PM , March 17, 2004
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ConocoPhillips confirmed the spill volume estimate on March 19, 2004 at 28 barrels of produced water. The produced water from this line reportedly contains approximately 80% water and 20% crude oil. At that ratio, an estimated 235 gallons of crude oil and 941 gallons of water were released.
A small crack developed on the pipe due to a weld failure.

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