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Kuparuk DS 1L Well 22 Produced Water Spill

Location
1L Pad, Well #22, Kuparuk
Time/Date
ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. (CPAI) discovered the spill at 3:55 PM on December 25, 2008 and reported the spill to ADEC via the Alaska State Troopers at 4:16 PM.
Spill Id
08399936001
Product/ Quantity
The product spilled was produced water, which contained a trace amount of crude oil. CPAI engineering calculations of the flow rate in the line and duration of release have increased from the initial volume estimate of 63,000 gallons (1,500 barrels) to 94,920 gallons (2,260 barrels).
Cause
The cause of the spill has been determined to be internal corrosion of the 6-inch water injection line.

ADEC Situation Reports

State map showing spill location

Contact Information

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December 27-28, 2008