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Linc Energy in Cook Inlet fined over information required by regulators

...commission regulates drilling that might result in the release of hazardous substances and create potential blowouts, said Cathy Foerster, commission chairwoman.Regulators are stepping up enforcement on operators they say are violating permit requirements...
Fire at offshore gas platform prompts evacuation Nelson. The Baker platform is among those reactivated, with minimum production from just one well, she said.Cathy Foerster, one of three members of the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, said the company has been considering whether...
Regulators to investigate oil well leaks

...begin the process of looking into the integrity of 57 wells operated by the British oil company, said Commissioner Cathy Foerster. The investigation might be extended to other wells if warranted, she said. "We take these allegations seriously...
AOGCC keeps eye on safety, maximum recovery

...commissioners appointed to the commission, all long-time members and with extensive prior experience in industry, are Cathy Foerster, currently the chair; Dan Seamount and John Norman.One seat is designated by law to be filled by a petroleum engineer...
Cook Inlet Energy executive says well tests exceed expectations

...hearing in January for the company's application to combine production from two reservoirs in the Sword No. 1 well.Cathy Foerster, one of three commissioners on the panel, said proper reservoir management includes keeping track of production...
Alaska to share in well costs

...arrogance and hypocrisy the federal government and this administration have shown towards our state," she said.Cathy Foerster, a commissioner with the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, said she was "disappointed, insulted, and...
State may use subpoena in fight over gas

...for the study. It has not considered making a claim against Exxon for that expense, he said. Fellow Commissioner Cathy Foerster recommended that the state continue working cooperatively with Exxon as long as it can. "Before we damage our relationship...
Buccaneer Energy begins drilling Cosmo well

...Oil and Gas Conservation Commission crews will monitor the rig as it begins drilling, said commission chairwoman Cathy Foerster. That's a normal practice any new drilling rigs."We just want to make sure things are running the way they are...
BLM hopes for plan to address wells this spring

...the sites of the legacy wells "litter the landscape and detract from the natural beauty of the Arctic region."Cathy Foerster, a commissioner with the Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, in testimony on the resolution, pointed out what...
Work continues on legacy well issue in Alaska

...There is a difference in opinion on what wells are problems or not, and which are properly plugged or not, said Cathy Foerster, an AOGCC commissioner.One project that BLM-Alaska and AOGCC have agreed should be tackled next is a well site...


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