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BP fights another Prudhoe spill

...snow and tundra, BP spokesman Ronnie Chappell said. Drilling muds are used to lubricate drill bits. After use, the muds...this winter. On Jan. 16, about 18,000 gallons of drilling muds spilled at the Northstar oil development when the wall...
State seeks comments on new mobile drilling pollution permit

...concerned with the composition of drilling muds and cuttings that are being released...them back into the well."With drilling muds, the industry will say, 'Oh...of toxic additives that go into drilling muds."To manage discharge toxicity...
Oil drilling waste site proposed near Nikiski

...drilling waste from Cook Inlet oil and gas exploration and production activities that generally contain soil, gravel, drilling muds and sometimes hydrocarbons, according to a press release issued by Nathaniel Emery, environmental program specialist...
Russian Far East oil fields: On the brink of a major boom?

...development consortium, which includes Exxon, and the Russian government over environmental permits to dispose of drilling muds. Recent exploratory drilling found natural gas rather than oil in the field. The project remains in the appraisal...
Nikiski residents oppose drilling waste site

...Cook Inlet oil and gas exploration and production activities. The drilling waste generally contains soil, gravel, drilling muds and sometimes hydrocarbons. They fear their efforts will fail, Myron said. Gergana runs a Facebook group with 511...
Unocal begins gas exploration on the Southern Kenai Peninsula...

...dramatically reduced the environmental impact of exploratory drilling according to Zager. If the project proves commercial drilling muds will be ground into fine particles and re-injected back into a special disposal well thousands of feet beneath the...
Oil industry review under way

...current rules on reliance of drilling fluids as a mechanism for primary well control; regulations on degassing of drilling muds, blow-out preventer and diverter requirements, including testing and inspection procedures, and casing and cementing...
Forest Oil makes Cook Inlet strike

...Forest has permits to drill three more exploratory wells and a disposal well through which workers will inject oily drilling muds and cuttings deep underground. The second well, which Carlson expects to complete in late April or early May, will...


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