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Kalamazoo River 'mess' is a lot more than that

...reconsider deep-sea drilling, then the July 26 oil disaster in Michigan should give us pause about constructing new oil pipelines. And taken together, the spills spotlight what's wrong with our nation's energy direction. Patrick D. Daniel...
Visiting artist creates mural art at Pipeline Skate Park

...this fall are specific to their locations," he said in an email. "One mural is meant to spark a dialogue about the oil pipelines being built in Alaska and Northern Canada. A large black bear is sitting next to an igloo on fire. The bear takes...
BP defends 'F' ratings on Alaska oil pipelines

ANCHORAGE - Internal "F'' ratings of pipeline sections operated by BP PLC in Alaska's North Slope show the company's corrosion monitoring program is succeeding, not failing, a company spokesman said Thursday.
Lawmakers demand tax answers from BP

...calling upon BP to say whether it will ask the state to pick up the cost for repairs to its deteriorated North Slope oil pipelines. Sound off on the important issues at In a letter to BP-Alaska President Doug Suttles, Rep. Les Gara, D-Anchorage...
BP pipeline outage tip of the iceberg

...everyone think that BP is the only oil company operating in Alaska with 30-year-old pipelines? Nearly all of the oil pipelines on Alaska's North Slope are at or beyond their life expectancies, so why should we be surprised that they are beginning...
Lawmakers seek to hold BP accountable for shutdown

...past and future field management decisions," said Murkowski, speaking to both houses of the Alaska Legislature. Oil pipelines transporting 400,000 barrels of oil per day are being turned off while BP replaces pipes that have corroded. The...
Environmentalists weigh in on NPR-A

...Alaska Wilderness League. "They won't be happy until every acre in America's Arctic is a wasteland filled with oil, pipelines and roads." The Interior Department's oil and gas leasing plan targets 8.8 million acres at the northwest corner...
Feds deny BP's call to delay pipeline tests on North Slope

...the U.S. Department of Transportation, on March 15 ordered BP to test within three months three low-pressure oil pipelines with a "smart pig," which runs inside the pipe and detects anomalies and weak spots. The order called for BP to...
Experimental gas-to-liquid plant in Nikiski up and running

...long and expensive pipeline to carry it out. At least some of the world's stranded gas could be carried in existing oil pipelines, provided the gas could be economically converted to a stable liquid. The Nikiski plant began production on July...
State's pipeline plan brings privacy, conflict concerns

...the three companies, with an upfront investment by Alaska of at least $4 billion. Officials with Association of Oil Pipelines and the American Petroleum Institute say they know of no government in North America that owns part or all of a pipeline...


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