Latest Prudhoe Bay, Alaska Stories

2015-04-08 23:02:20

A team from SWS Environmental Services was invited to the North Slope of Alaska, north of the Arctic Circle, where they geared up and spent a few days participating in arctic oil spill response

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.

2008-10-27 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.

2008-08-03 15:00:21

By Tim Bradner, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Aug. 3--Things are still going gangbusters in Alaska's North Slope oil patch and oil service contractors engaged in oil field maintenance and support work are busier than ever.

2008-06-24 15:02:34

BP and Alaskan state investigators said they are examining a water leak in a new section of pipeline in the Prudhoe Bay oilfield. The pipe sprang a leak June 16 releasing about 50,000 gallons of water into a tundra lake, the Anchorage Daily Times reported Tuesday.

2006-09-01 13:57:16

By Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress comes back to town next week to sift through the pieces of the latest oil patch disaster -- pipeline corrosion that threatened to shut down the giant Prudhoe Bay oil field in Alaska.

2006-08-18 21:28:16

By Daisuke Wakabayashi and Yereth Rosen PRUDHOE B

2006-08-10 19:44:40

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration ordered BP Plc late on Thursday to conduct more inspections of its entire North Slope pipeline network and meet certain safety requirements before restarting its downed Prudhoe Bay oilfield.

2006-08-10 17:27:26

By Chris Baltimore WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Leaders of the U.S. Congress on Thursday called for hearings and probes into oil giant BP Plc.'s decision to begin shutting down the Prudhoe Bay oilfield in Alaska, the nation's biggest. The U.S.

2006-08-09 21:12:04

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Alaska Governor Frank Murkowski suggested on Wednesday that BP Plc misled the state with satisfactory maintenance reports and launched an investigation into the oil giant's handling of its pipeline corrosion.

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