(KXII) The Oklahoma Company Fee says within the final 24 hours, greater than 4,200 gallons of crude oil and greater than 1,600 gallons of produced water spilled right into a creek that flows proper into Lake Texoma.
“We obtained a name this morning from Godfrey Oil Properties, they known as to tell us that they misplaced about 40 barrels of produced water, and 100 barrels of crude oil,” mentioned Sarah Terry-Cobo with the Oklahoma Company Fee.
Terry-Cobo mentioned the crude oil and a byproduct of oil and gasoline with a excessive salt content material, leaked off of a piece web site and into Elm Creek, close to Bridgeview Resot in Madill, Okla., about half a mile away from Lake Texoma on Thursday.
Terry-Cobo mentioned Godfrey Oil employed Dillon Environmental an Ardmore-based contracting agency to put containment booms on the lake, to lure the oil.
James Vincent, an Environmental specialist with the Military Corps of Engineers says the oil had been leaking since someday Wednesday…