BP shuts down 12 slope wells for tests
Anchorage Daily News
BP is shutting down a dozen North Slope oil wells after whistle-blowers alleged that 50 were leaking.
The wells together produce roughly 8,000 barrels of the Slope’s more than 800,000 barrels of oil a day, said Daren Beaudo, a BP spokesman in Anchorage.
The wells are being shut down “in an abundance....
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