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Vol. 12, No. 43 Week of October 28, 2007
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


Polar Tankers fined $2.5 million

Spill was unreported; attempt made to cover up incident draws fine, probation; company dismisses individuals responsible

Wesley Loy

Anchorage Daily News

A ConocoPhillips tanker company has agreed to pay a fine and other penalties totaling $2.5 million for spilling oily sludge into the ocean after leaving Valdez with a load of Alaska oil, then falsifying records to cover it up. Polar Tankers Inc. pleaded guilty Oct. 23 in Anchorage to a criminal pol....

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