Latest North Slope Borough, Alaska Stories

2009-07-18 07:40:00

Hunters from Wainwright say that there is something big and strange floating through the Chukchi Sea between Wainwright and Barrow in the Arctic.

2009-05-29 15:42:58

Russia stands to benefit greatly from untapped oil and gas reserves north of the Arctic Circle, U.S. geologists said. Thirty percent of the world's untapped gas and 12 percent of its undiscovered oil lies in that region, U.S.

2009-04-21 09:35:00

Royal Dutch Shell’s Alaska manager said the company still intends to develop a major new source of production in the Arctic waters off the Alaskan coast despite last week’s decision from an appeals court in Washington, DC that ruled such activity to be illegal.

2009-03-31 19:11:00

WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States has filed a civil complaint against BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. (BPXA) alleging that the company violated federal clean air and water laws, the Justice Department, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the U.S.

2009-03-31 20:12:06

The federal government said Tuesday it is suing BP Exploration Inc. for two major oil spills that occurred in Alaska in 2006. The U.S.

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.

2008-11-12 09:00:40

Energy Solutions International has announced that its PipelineManager modeling and leak detection application has been selected by the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company to serve as the foundation for leak detection and slack flow monitoring on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.

2008-11-11 12:00:22

Energy Solutions International, Inc.

2008-10-30 09:00:34

HOUSTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Entessa Inc. -- the leading provider of Oil and Gas Logistics Management Solutions -- delivered Release 5.0 of its Synthesis(TM) enterprise software suite to Sunoco Logistics Partners L.P. .

2008-10-27 12:00:25

A spokesman for the BP energy company says a recent pipeline rupture at an oil field in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, may have been due to corrosion. BP spokesman Steve Rinehart said no one was injured in the Sept.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.