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Drilling for BP project likely pushed to 2011

...plans to drill its first development well as part of its Liberty project, off Alaska's coast. BP Alaska spokesman Steve Rinehart says that since the company announced its intentions to begin drilling this fall, state and federal agencies have...
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State OKs BP oil bypass line

...other agencies also must approve the plan, and BP hasn't decided whether to even use the bypass system, spokesman Steve Rinehart said Monday. The plan approved late last week by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska would allow BP to divert oil...
BP reviews its spending plan for Alaska in 2008

...of money BP has to invest and will likely have a significant impact on the oil giant's work plan, BP spokesman Steve Rinehart said Wednesday. "We had teams of people here reviewing virtually every part of our 2008 work plan," Rinehart said...
BP suspends construction of rig off Alaska coast review its engineering and design plans and ensure the Liberty project can be done safely. BP Alaska spokesman Steve Rinehart said "a few issues" were encountered over the last year in working to assemble the rig. He wouldn't define those...
Prudhoe Bay is poised to return to full production

...Monday, cut daily production at Prudhoe Bay by 100,000 barrels a day, or about one fourth, said BP spokesman Steve Rinehart. The company does not yet know what caused the leak in a line that carried water from a facility used to separate...
BP defends 'F' ratings on Alaska oil pipelines's corrosion monitoring program is succeeding, not failing, a company spokesman said Thursday. Spokesman Steve Rinehart was responding to a report by the independent investigative news organization ProPublica that said the rating means...
North Slope oil production nearly back to normal

...production facilities and workers' camps at the BP-operated field in extreme northern Alaska, said BP Alaska spokesman Steve Rinehart. Production was expected to increase to a near capacity of 400,000 barrels a day over the next few days as workers...
BP reorganizes Alaska operations

...employees before the restructuring began several months ago and will have about the same number when it is finished, Steve Rinehart told the Anchorage Daily News on Tuesday. The company dismantled two major business units. One managed Prudhoe Bay...
BP fixes compressor, restores some Prudhoe Bay production

...fixed the compressor and production was restored sometime Sunday, said BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. spokesman Steve Rinehart. BP, the world's second largest oil company, is operator of the Prudhoe Bay field. The compressor that failed...
State awaits gas pipeline plans

...pipeline looming, the oil companies are again saying the same thing. "We're not filing an AGIA application," said Steve Rinehart, spokesman for BP-Alaska. On Friday, any company seeking a role in finally commercializing the state's vast...


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