Facilities piping gas leak shuts in Northstar
Alaska North Slope production was down more than 40,000 barrels per day following shut in of the offshore Northstar field Feb. 17.
A pinhole leak was discovered in piping on the gas compression side of the facility, BP Exploration (Alaska) spokesman Daren Beaudo told Petroleum News Feb. 21.
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Pinhole leak at a weld
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