Latest Kuparuk Oil Field Stories

2009-01-14 07:50:00

According to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), a corroded pipeline ruptured on Christmas Day in the ConocoPhillips’ Kuparuk Alaskan oil field dumping 94,920 gallons of oil-laced water onto the North Slope.

2006-03-10 22:03:52

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - A spill of salty, oil-laced produced water at the second-largest U.S. oil field contaminated a small area of snow-covered tundra and prompted the temporary shutdown of 15 oil wells and their associated pipelines, Alaska officials said on Friday.

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