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Unocal platform production in Cook Inlet stalled by leaking oil

...the tidal action within the legs, and piping within the legs is difficult to inspect. Pearson said Cook Inlet Spill Prevention and Response Inc. plans to send a ship to take samples from the sheen. Those could help to identify its source. If...
Groups unite over Drift River: Unified Command ensures decisions about the terminal are made as one

Concern over the potential for a spill of 6 million gallons worth of Cook Inlet crude oil stored in tanks at the foot of Mount Redoubt has prompted the formation of a Unified Command between the Coast Guard, Department of Environmental Conservation and Cook Inlet Pipe Line Co. (CIPL).
Important Phone Numbers

...786-7443. Spill Information National Response Center for Oil and Toxic Spills: 1-800-424-8802. Cook Inlet Spill Prevention and Response Inc. (CISPRI): (907) 776-5129. Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council: (907) 283-7222...
Refinery's future hangs in balance

Tesoro Petroleum Co. has averaged a 3 percent return on capital employed in Alaska, and that is unacceptable, said Ron Noel, vice president of Tesoro Alaska Petroleum Co.
Spill response readiness gets boost

If oil spills into the water, the first few hours are critical to a successful response. Either the spiller or government agencies must immediately begin deploying the necessary response personnel and equipment needed to contain the oil and protect sensitive areas.
Salvage crews size up Monarch: Inlet ice hinders recovery effort

Salvage crews may be unable to recover the MV Monarch, the vessel that sank next to the Granite Point Platform in Cook Inlet last week, until later this year.


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