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Vol. 12, No. 37 Week of September 16, 2007
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


State of Alaska investigates BP fires

Four incidents within a month are too many, Department of Natural Resources says; wants to find out if there is systemic problem

Alan Bailey

Petroleum News

Following a fourth BP North Slope fire incident in five weeks, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources has sent a team to the North Slope to look at the oilfield infrastructure involved and to investigate BPs process safety management. The department is concerned that a pattern of fire incidents....

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Lisburne incident

Minor incidents

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