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BP shuts down 12 oil wells on the North Slope

ANCHORAGE - British oil company BP will close 12 oil wells on the North Slope as a precaution after whistleblowers alleged more than 50 were leaking. Sound off on the important issues at...
BLM confirms strategy for old Alaska well cleanup

...emergency oil supply for the Navy.The Navy or the U.S. Geological Survey directed the drilling of 136 exploratory oil wells, core tests, or temperature monitoring holes starting in the 1940s.The failure of the federal government to remediate...
BP to shut down dozens of North Slope wells for repairs

ANCHORAGE - BP has launched a shutdown of dozens of oil wells on the North Slope as part of an effort to improve the neighboring Endicott field, found that about 70 oil wells need improvements, BP Alaska spokesman Andrew Van Chau...
Energy efficiency beats oil wells, pipelines, wars a little more efficiently, do you suppose we'd still be considering ANWR, or any kind of war for that matter. Oil wells, oil pipelines, oil spills and oil wars may "create jobs and stimulate the economy," but there's a better way to...
BP reactivates Prudhoe Bay oil wells

ANCHORAGE - BP has begun putting dozens of Prudhoe Bay oil wells back into production after testing to see whether they presented a danger to workers. The company had shut down 137 wells after...
Juneau School Board's blindness

As Alaska's oil wells are drying up, Juneau's school board still does not grasp the urgency of providing high schoolers with value-added earning...
Regulators to investigate oil well leaks

ANCHORAGE - The state is investigating dozens of BP-operated oil wells on Alaska's North Slope following allegations this week that petroleum-based fluids had leaked onto the Arctic tundra. Sound...
Blast spurs shut off of 150 wells

ANCHORAGE - BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. plans to shut down and test about 150 North Slope oil wells in response to an explosion that seriously injured a worker earlier this month. The company said it wants to prevent a repeat...
State regulators accept BP valve safety plan

...the failure rate of wellhead safety valves at the Prudhoe Bay oil field. The valves sit atop more than 1,000 Prudhoe oil wells, acting as a first line of defense to stop big oil leaks. They're designed to automatically shut down oil production...
Why waste money on education? the Lower 48, better barge lines and factories to manufacture items, such as copper pipe. We must drill our own oil wells and build a refinery. Call it Alaska Resident Co-op and sell fuel for cost. This would benefit all Alaskans. Last...


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