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Published June 4, 2018
Expiration date: 6/23/2018

NAME OF APPLICANT:  Energy XXI Onshore, L.L.C., c/o C.H. Fenstermaker and Associates, 135 Regency Square, Lafayette, Louisiana 70508. 

LOCATION OF WORK:  Franklin Canal, near Intracoastal Gulf Waterway, located approximately 3.9 miles southwest of Franklin, in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana, as shown on the enclosed drawings. 

Location: Latitude: 29°45ʹ4.31ʺ N / Longitude: -91°32ʹ44.29ʺ W, Hydrologic Unit Code: 08080102 Vermilion-Teche Basin. 

CHARACTER OF WORK:  Conduct propwashing operations within an approximately 110-foot wide by 400 foot long area within the canal and along the bankline, excavation operations within an approximately 190-foot wide by 400-foot long area within emergent wetlands, place a drilling barge on location, install a 10-foot wide by 20-foot long well protector platform with appurtenant structures, excavate approximately 28,148 cubic yards of earthen fill material, propwash approximately 3,307 cubic yards of earthen fill material, and place a total of 31,455 cubic yards earthen fill material within an approximately 375-foot wide by 770-foot long spoil placement area, all to drill the Atlas Prospect.

Spoil would be placed at a 4-foot elevation height. Approximately 0.80 of an acre of waterbottoms and emergent wetlands would be temporarily impacted via propwashing operations, 1.74 acres of emergent wetlands would be permanently impacted via excavation operations, and approximately 5.58 acres of emergent wetlands would be permanently impacted via spoil placement. Overall, the project would permanently impact 7.32 acres of emergent wetlands. The applicant agrees to compensate for wetland impacts by purchasing credits at a Department of the Army approved mitigation bank.