Officials Confirm: Crude oil is flowing to surface of giant sinkhole — USGS reporting seismic activity

Published: November 28th, 2012 at 8:24 am ET
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Title: Bayou Corne Field Update
Source: Louisiana Office of Conservation
Date: Nov. 27, 2012 at 9:25p ET

Sinkhole Site

Settling/shifting of material underlying sinkhole created disturbance of water in sinkhole in morning roughly coinciding with USGS report of observance of seismic activity – crude oil emulsion and woody debris from sinkhole bottom observed rising to surface, water from nearby swamp seen flowing into sinkhole.

Surface activity observed for several minutes before water calmed again.

Watch the latest video showing oil covering sinkhole here

Published: November 28th, 2012 at 8:24 am ET
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