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Published May 31, 2017
Expiration date: 6/18/2017

NAME OF APPLICANT:  CASTEX ENERGY, c/o Blue Ox Environmental, 2851 Johnston Street, Suite 1803, Lafayette, Louisiana  70503 

 LOCATION OF WORK:  Lake Mechant, approximately 20 miles west from Cocodrie, Louisiana, (29.296538, -91.003044), in Sections 10, 11, 15, 14, 22, 26, 27 and 35, Township 20 South, Range 14 East, in Terrebonne Parish, as shown on the enclosed drawings, within Hydrologic Unit Code 08090302, West Central Louisiana Coastal. 

CHARACTER OF WORK:  The applicant has requested Department of the Army authorization to bucket dredge an access channel in order to place a drilling barge on location and install and maintain a rock pad, two well head protectors and appurtenant structures, all to drill and produce the LL&E No. 1 and LL&E No. 1 SWD Wells.  The access channel length is 12,430-ft long x 70-ft wide.  Approximately 134,551 cubic yards of water bottoms will be excavated and the staggered spoil will be placed 70-ft wide x 200-ft long x 5-ft height with 100-ft gaps along the access route.  Spoil markers will be installed every 300 feet. A 70-ft wide x 250-ft long x 1-ft deep rock pad will be installed at the well site.  The entire site is located in open waters and no adverse impacts to wetlands will be affected by this project.