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Vol. 11, No. 11 Week of March 12, 2006
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Prudhoe Bay oil leak escaped monitor

Field output down $6 million a day; spill one of largest in fieldís history; BP will investigate whether detection system failed

Wesley Loy

Anchorage Daily News

The state four years ago fined BP $300,000 and ordered it to install an accurate leak-detection system on major Prudhoe Bay crude oil pipelines, including one that recently sent more than 21,000 gallons of oil oozing onto the tundra. But the system didnít alert oil-field workers to that leak along....

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Source of leak identified

Two acres affected

Smell of oil uncommon


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