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61 gallons of crude oil spill at Oliktok Point

ANCHORAGE - About 61 gallons of crude oil sprayed out of a vent at the Eni production facility at Oliktok Point on Alaska's north coast.
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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Safety Office will inspect the job and make any recommendations. There is a big difference between the impact of a crude oil spill, as with the Exxon Valdez, and the impact of a diesel spill, said assistant area habitat biologist Catherine Pohl...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...BP is working to clean up a crude oil spill and a related chemical spill at... BP is working to clean up a crude oil spill and a related chemical spill at... BP is working to clean up a crude oil spill and a related chemical spill at...
BP fined $20 million for Alaska oil spills

...with scores of North Slope employees and thousands of documents provided by the company, investigators traced the crude oil spill in March 2006 to poor maintenance of a transit pipeline, Cohen said. The pipe was corroded, with a hole the size...
Alaska Digest

...wetlands, the agency reported. EPA recently approved the company's wetlands restoration plan for that violation. Crude oil spills from Prudhoe transit line ANCHORAGE - An unknown quantity of crude oil spilled Thursday from a 34-inch diameter...
BP mulls feds order on spills

...Exploration (Alaska) Inc. is reviewing a federal order that calls for sweeping changes in response to the record crude oil spill on Alaska's North Slope, a company spokesman said Tuesday. Sound off on the important issues at Among problems...
Oil spills don't belong in refuge

...embryo beneath the shell. Sound off on the important issues at A Prudhoe Bay worker recently discovered the largest crude oil spill in the history of petroleum development on Alaska's North Slope. More than 260,000 gallons of oil had leaked...
US needs offshore drilling and tougher safety rules

...States, oil companies successfully argued against a federal effort to mandate the switch, arguing that a catastrophic crude oil spill in the Gulf was extremely unlikely. Until last month, history was on their side. Now the first major Gulf rig mishap...
Spewing oil raises questions for us all

...well, BP suggested it was unlikely, or virtually impossible, for an accident to occur that would lead to a giant crude oil spill and serious damage to beaches, fish and mammals. Now we have Shell Oil defending their exploratory leases in the...
Court OKs approval of Shell Arctic drilling plan

...project manager for Oceana, one of the plaintiffs, said the decision was disappointing in light of the ongoing BP crude oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. "Oil companies have tapped the easy oil off of our coasts," he said. "They are now pushing...


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