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Kuparuk 2M Pad Produced Water Spill

Location
2M pad, Kuparuk facility, North Slope , Alaska
Time/Date of Incident
The spill was discovered at 8:57 AM on May 12, 2004 and was reported to the Department at 9:40 AM . At approximately 12:20 PM, the Department received a volume estimate from ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.
Spill Number
04399913301
Product/Quantity
ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. estimates 2,545 gallons of a produced water/crude oil mixture. The spill has impacted both the gravel pad and adjacent tundra.
Cause
A gauge on a 12" pipeline failed and was leaking for an unknown period of time.

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May 12, 2004