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Kuparulk 2M Produced Water Spill

Location
Pig receiving module at 2M pad in Kuparuk, North Slope , Alaska
Time/Date of Incident
The spill was discovered on 7/15/2004 at 5:00 PM. ConocoPhillips reported the spill to the Department’s after hours spill report line at 5:17 PM.
Spill Number
04399919701
Product/Quantity
ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc. estimates that 6 barrels of produced water was released. Two barrels remained inside the pig module, 3 barrels were released to gravel pad, and 1 barrel impacted tundra adjacent to the gravel pad. Produced water is a combination of water and crude oil.
Cause
Failed O-ring on the pig receiver.

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