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Vol. 15, No. 52 Week of December 26, 2010
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


BPXA resists fine from pipeline spills

Company says state can’t collect $1.7 million plus $6.8 million for negligence; wants credit for cleanup done in first 36 hours

Wesley Loy

For Petroleum News

Lawyers for BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc. already have notched considerable success in fending off some of the state’s claims for damages stemming from the 2006 pipeline spills in the Prudhoe Bay oil field. Now the lawyers are aiming to whittle down the state’s case even further. On Dec. 3, BPXA file....

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One or the other

Credit for cleanup

Bigger dollars at stake


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