Skip to content

DS-11, Wells 7, 8, & 38 Seawater Release

Prudhoe Bay, Eastern Operating Area, Drill Site 11 (DS 11). The released material flowed into a tundra impoundment that is located between a reserve pit and the roadway.
The spill was discovered by BPXA and reported to ADEC at 4:00 PM on November 3, 2008.
Spill Id
Product/ Quantity
Seawater; BPXA has estimated that the volume spilled at 61,626 gallons. The spill area was delineated and measured to be 950’ x 36’x8”.
Pipeline rupture.

ADEC Situation Reports

State of Alaska static map

Contact Information


Images may be downloaded for free and used in publications provided credit is given to the source.

November 4, 2008