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Shushufindi-48 Inspection Results (Spanish)

This well was built by Texaco in 1974, and produced hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil and water of formation before being "remediated" by Texaco in the mid-1990s. The results of this inspection were as follows:

  • Nickel, a carcinogen, was found in concentrations 75 times over the maximum allowable levels;
  • Lead was found in concentrations 19 times over the maximum allowable levels;
  • Chromium 6 was found at six times over the maximum allowable levels;
  • TPHs were found at four times the maximum allowable levels;
  • Copper was found at three times over the maximum allowable levels.