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Lawmakers ask if pipeline rules will prevent neglect

...lawmakers were skeptical, questioning why the plan still would cover only a small fraction of the thousands of low-pressure oil lines in the country. A need to broaden federal pipeline regulation became evident after the discovery of extensive corrosion...
North Slope spill report focuses on flow lines

...its first barrel in Port Valdez in 1977. Federal regulators oversee the trans-Alaska pipeline itself and other crude oil lines on the North Slope. The state oversees flow lines. The state report was ordered by the Alaska Legislature after major...
BP shuts down part of oil field well. "If water and sludge in oil lines are responsible for making corrosion to oil lines, one would think it's natural to know the same material taken out of oil lines and put in any other lines would...
My turn: Beware of Alaska pipe dreams

...the clothes the emperor is not wearing. And gas is not oil. Not only do high pressure gas lines cost a lot more than oil lines to build, the stuff coming out downstream is worth a lot less. Even the Arctic Gas project was edging close to that...
Accumulated Fragments: A less than friendly wave

...Yakutat Bay, three were killed when the north end of the island slumped into the sea.At Yakutat, bridges, docks, and oil lines were damaged, a water tower fell and a few cabins were destroyed. Many sand blows and ground fissures were observed...
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Have you checked your tank today?

...Pressure-treated 4x4's make an excellent tank cradle. Keep the fill pipe accessible and visible to the delivery company. Place oil lines between tank and furnace either under concrete or in protective tubing. Check fuel lines for crimps and replace any damaged...
AK seeks big payday in tax case

...Thomson natural gas field and a civil and criminal investigation stemming from oil spills caused by corrosion on North Slope oil lines. Those disputes may amount to billions of dollars. Pat Forgey can be reached at
Oil industry's ad campaign centers on new hires

...unemployment," Johansen said. Richard Schok of Fairbanks is president of Flowline Alaska, a Fairbanks company that insulates oil lines. His company has less business this year, which he believes from reading Petroleum News and other trade publications...
Oil industry: Cut taxes, boost jobs

...the job gains in recent years weren't because of ACES, but were due to a big maintenance push after poorly maintained oil lines in BP-operated Prudhoe Bay began to cause oil spills. Democrats say those oil pipeline upgrades may be where some of...


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