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Vol. 15, No. 28 Week of July 11, 2010
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


State settles runaway oil tanker affair

Tesoro, shipping firm to pay $429,870 to resolve claims from 2006 incident in which surging ice ripped vessel from Cook Inlet dock

Wesley Loy

For Petroleum News

Early on a frigid February morning in 2006, Alaskans awoke to startling media reports of a 600-foot oil tanker aground on a Cook Inlet beach near Nikiski. Although no one was injured, the ship was saved and a major oil spill averted, the incident raised troubling questions about how a combination of....

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Dramatic breakaway

Multiple failings cited

Dock improvements made


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