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Vol. 14, No. 39 Week of September 27, 2009
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Alaska, BP sign $1.7 million settlement

State pollution regulators said company failed to provide adequate spill containment around some North Slope holding tanks

Wesley Loy

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. Inspectors....

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BPs response

Variety of tanks involved


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