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Phillips lays keel for 3rd Millennium-class tanker the Oil Pollution Act of 1990, passed after the Exxon Valdez spill. The tankers were designed by the former Atlantic Richfield Co. They passed on to Phillips Alaska after its Oklahoma-based parent company Phillips Petroleum Co. bought Arco's...
Buying BP in Alaska would be a big bite for Apache Oil

...history in Alaska and is familiar with the state. It isn't widely known, but Shell made an aggressive offer for Atlantic Richfield Co.'s Alaska asset, Arco Alaska, before those were sold to Phillips Petroleum. According to sources familiar...
Alaska can join companies' defense of merger

...The state of Alaska can join the defense of the $30 billion merger between oil companies BP Amoco PLC and Atlantic Richfield Co., a federal judge ruled Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Susan Illston granted Alaska's request to enter the...
House urges Exxon Mobil to pay oil spill judgment

JUNEAU (AP) -- Spurred by the company's move to block the BP Amoco-Atlantic Richfield Co. deal, the House passed a resolution Tuesday urging Exxon Mobil Corp. to pay a massive court judgment stemming from the Exxon...
Lawmakers oppose merger

JUNEAU -- The Legislature's special committee on BP Amoco's proposed takeover of Atlantic Richfield Co. decided to oppose the deal Tuesday, nearly a week after the Federal Trade Commission voted to block it. The Special Joint Committee...
Merger hearing to start March 20

...hearing next month on the government's attempt to block BP Amoco's $30 billion acquisition of fellow oil giant Atlantic Richfield Co. U.S. District Judge Susan Illston set the hearing to start the week of March 20, 10 days later than her previous...
BP Amoco's profits surge, helped by increase in price of oil

...the U.S. Federal Trade Commission sued to stop its planned $30 billion takeover of the Los Angeles-based Atlantic Richfield Co. The FTC argued that the combined company would dominate Alaskan oil production and control supplies to West Coast...
Gas cooperative formed

...could do on their own, according to Harold Heinze, one of the three founders of the co-op. Heinze, a former Atlantic Richfield Co. senior manager, currently is the executive director of the Alaska Natural Gas Development Authority, or ANGDA...
Senator: Merger block threatens Alaska economy

ANCHORAGE -- The Federal Trade Commission's decision to block BP Amoco's proposed buyout of Atlantic Richfield Co. threatens to destroy Alaska's economy, Sen. Ted Stevens said Wednesday. Stevens questioned the handling of the proposed...
Knowles defends taking money from BP Amoco

...its decision to let BP Amoco pay for the state's legal battle on behalf of the company's proposed takeover of Atlantic Richfield Co. The company already has reimbursed the state $1.5 million for the investigation that led to a settlement...


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