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Congress to look at BP's field management

...important issues at The House Energy and Commerce Committee will look at BP's corrosion control practices for its oil-transit lines at Alaska's Prudhoe Bay, such as those involved in two spills this year before the partial shutdown last week...
BP to deduct repair costs

...assume appropriate deductions & credits for the costs associated with the repair and replacement of the Prudhoe Bay Oil Transit lines." BP figures it will be able to deduct about $11 million from its 2006 taxes because of the repair work. Lawmakers...
Alaska Digest

...has issued a new round of requirements to oil company BP PLC as it continues repairs on a faulty network of crude oil transit lines at Prudhoe Bay, the agency chief said Sunday. The guidelines laid out by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety...
Federal government sues BP over spills

...operations are safe and reliable, and protect the environment. Those include building a new $500 million system of oil transit lines at Prudhoe Bay," BP Alaska spokesman Steve Rinehart said. "We have no comment on the legal issues," he added...
BP appoints ombudsman to hear employee complaints

...270,000 gallons of oil onto the tundra was an anomaly. The August shutdown "due to excessive corrosion of its oil transit lines contradicts everything the committee has been told," Barton said. Charles Hamel, a former oil broker who has...
Ex-BP manager invokes Fifth in hearing on spill

...taken," Marshall said. Marshall said BP's spending on major maintenance at Prudhoe Bay would rise to $195 million in 2007, a fourfold increase from 2004; $150 million will go toward replacing 16 miles of corroded oil transit lines.
Murkowski to hand off corrosion investigation

...of that new agency, too. Murkowski said he supports federal legislation to strengthen regulatory authority over oil transit lines like the ones found to be corroded on the North Slope. But if Congress passes a law, it likely won't fill all...
North Slope oil production nearly back to normal

...of bypass lines. Regardless of the results of the pigging, BP remains committed to replacing 16 of 22 miles of oil transit lines, Rinehart said. Some of the replacement pipe is already in Alaska. BP will begin construction this winter. BP...
BP Exploration Alaska agrees to $25 million penalty for 2006 spills on North Slope, more frequent inspections, and fewer leaks," he said. The company completely replaced Prudhoe Bay oil transit lines and added modern leak detection and anti-corrosion systems at a cost of about $500 million by the end of 2008...
Alaska Digest

...Beaudo said preliminary results indicate no significant problems with the pipe, which is one of two sections of oil transit lines that carry crude from the eastern side of Prudhoe Bay to the trans-Alaska oil pipeline. ConocoPhillips' third...


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