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Y Pad Well #1

Location
Y Pad Well #1, Prudhoe Bay
Time/Date
10:20 AM on October 2, 2008
Spill Id
08399927601
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.

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October 3, 2008