Chevron reports that as of yesterday (Sunday) afternoon, Wild Well Control has successfully capped one of two leaking gas wells in Dunkard Township, Greene County, PA. The well capped was the Lanco 7H. However, work to cap the second well at the pad, the 6H, is up next and expected to take “several days” to complete. These are the wells that caught fire after an explosion occurred as workers were completing a hook-up of the 7H (see Explosion & Fire at Chevron Well in SWPA – 1 Person Missing). Unfortunately the explosion and fire took the life of one contract worker (see Remains of Chevron Contractor Found at Greene County Well Site).
The latest couple of updates from Chevron about the accident, the fire and capping of the wells: