Operational Update 2019-04-11 07:30 a.m.

Operational Update

As of 4/11/2019 Overflight at 07:30 a.m.

Tank Farm Status

  • 11 tanks secure
  • A heel remains in the naphtha tank. Plans are being made for removal of the remaining heel.
  • Tanks 80-10, 80-13, 80-14 and 80-15 are being degassed, which removes vapors from the tank so cleaning can occur. Sludge removal in progress as well from tank 80-15.
  • Tank 80-2 and 80-3 cleaning is complete
  • Cleaning in progress for tanks 80-5 and 80-6
  • Product removal is in progress for two of the base oil tanks, 80-1 and 80-4

Water Response

  • Eastern-leading edge: near Peggy Lake
  • Western-leading edge: Sam Houston Parkway
  • 167,400 feet (close to 32 miles) boom deployed
  • 131,255 barrels (more than 5.5 million gallons) oily water recovered from water
  • 175,180 barrels (more than 7.3 million gallons) oily water recovered from tank farm
  • 117 skimmers
  • 50 vacuum trucks

Wildlife

(confirmed deceased)

  • 5 red-eared slider turtles
  • 6 opossum
  • 19 birds
  • 26 fish