Pump station gas release under study
Massive release of natural occurred in Jan. 15; federal regulator says pump station could have been destroyed if gas had ignited
Anchorage Daily News
A major investigation is under way into a Prudhoe Bay oil field incident involving a massive release of natural gas that could have destroyed Pump Station 1 of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, a federal regulator said Feb. 6.
The company that runs the pipeline acknowledges a fire or explosion, had the....
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