Alaska, BP sign $1.7 million settlement
State pollution regulators said company failed to provide adequate spill containment around some North Slope holding tanks
For Petroleum News
BP has paid the State of Alaska more than $1.7 million in penalties to settle oil spill containment violations at the Prudhoe Bay, Endicott and Badami oil fields.
The violations generally focused on undersized holding pens around a variety of storage tanks and tanker truck loading areas.
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Variety of tanks involved
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