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...before. Oil producers blamed the fall on maintenance, high summer temperatures and the decline of oil reserves. Crude oil production for the North Slope averaged 934,443 barrels per day for June, down from 966,869 in May. BP Exploration's...
Outside editorial: BP must walk the walk

...replace 16 miles of lines plagued by corrosion and leaks. That means the loss of approximately 250,000 barrels of crude oil production daily, putting further upward pressure on record-high U.S. gasoline prices now exceeding $3 per gallon...
North Slope crude oil production plunges, cutting into state revenue

ANCHORAGE - North Slope crude oil production was down 24 percent in August compared to last year and continued to fall short of expectations through the first week of September...
Flow of North Slope crude picks up

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Crude oil production on Alaska's North Slope is picking up again after...every day," Logsdon said Tuesday. North Slope crude oil production at the beginning of the week was just short of 900...
Oil, gas employment hits low

...follows production levels, oil prices and development activity, the Petroleum News reported. Alaska North Slope crude oil production peaked in 1988 and oil and gas employment in the state peaked in 1991. BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. and others...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...prices have been rising steadily since last March, when the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries cut crude oil production by 7.5 percent, or more than 2 million barrels a day, to boost prices that had fallen to 12-year lows. Whether...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...companies together control 70 percent of Alaska's crude oil production. In an agreement with Alaska Gov. Tony because there will be no overall decrease in crude oil production. He said the merger would promote competition...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the next couple of weeks. The FTC had been concerned that BP Amoco would have an uncompetitive share of Alaska crude oil production if it were allowed to keep Arco's holdings. Under the FTC agreement, London-based BP Amoco also must sell...
Is Alaska pipeline secure?

...safekeeping say looks can be deceiving. The 800-mile pipeline - which carries nearly 17 percent of domestic crude oil production - snakes north to south across Alaska, from the oil fields of Prudhoe Bay to the port of Valdez, where tankers...
ANWR oil could cut U.S. need slightly

...estimates of the available resources, said opening ANWR is expected to add 800,000 barrels per day to U.S. crude oil production in 2020, nine years after production would begin if Congress approves a competitive oil and gas leasing program...


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