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Hilcorp Natural Gas Leak 2021

April 1, 2021
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The product being released is not natural gas produced from the platform. The gas is processed dry natural gas (98.67% Methane), providing fuel gas to two platforms: Platform A and Platform C. Natural gas is defined by the ADEC as a hazardous substance. The exact amount of natural gas released to water is unknown at this time. Hilcorp reported the line pressure was approximately 190 psi prior to the release. As of April 2, 2021, Hilcorp reported the line pressure was reduced to 70 psi.
The cause of the leak is unknown at this time and is being investigated. A leak occurred from this pipe in 2017.

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