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ConocoPhillips settles over Kuparuk spill

...state civil penalties of about $200,000 for spills of crude oil and contaminated water from corroded pipe in Alaska's Kuparuk Oil Field in 2006 and 2007.ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. also agreed to reimburse the state $112,273 for the cost of its...
State eyes oil shale problems

...large shale formation south of the producing Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk Ruver fields, with the first two test wells planned this spring...potentially affect an area as large as the Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk River fields 30 miles to the north. Hobbs is leading a state...
Slope construction season still strong amid price plunge

...field that is west of the Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk River fields. ConocoPhillips has essentially...Drill Site 2S in the southern part of Kuparuk River field, a $500 million project...the first new drill site built in the Kuparuk field in years. Production is also expected...
What others say: Low voter turnout speaks ill of residents' commitment to solutions

...uninspiring picture of residents' commitment to weighing in on issues that affect us all. As legacy oil fields like Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk come inexorably to the twilight of their productiveness, it will take a concerted effort by all Alaskans to chart a healthy...
Voices of Alaska: 'Giveaway' sound bite a dangerous distraction

...too low compared to similar world class basins around the world. In the marginal, non-legacy fields outside Prudhoe and Kuparuk, the tax regime is on the low side but within reason and passes the red face test. However, in the legacy fields the tax...
Les Gara: SB 21 contains troubling provision

...produced under ACES (the law SB 21 replaced). These include Conoco's NPR-A CD-5 unit, Mustang, the southwest corner of Kuparuk, and other fields corporation-hired TV actors falsely claim are a miraculous result of SB 21. Smart policy means NOT giving...
Operators say oil tax change will spur projects additional drill rig to work in the Kuparuk River field, which the company operates...will also work with its partners in the Kuparuk field, with BP being the most important...its small "Mustang" field west of the Kuparuk River field, which is expected to be...
Is BP cutting production to blackmail Alaska?

...News reported BP's promise to increase Kuparuk's production by 150,000 barrels per...largest owner and therefore operator of Kuparuk. Six weeks later, November 6, 1999...that BP was no longer willing to increase Kuparuk's production. BP's promise raised...
Op-ed: Alaska's oil comeback has begun

...Production Act. We're already seeing the positive effects of our new tax regime. Look at how the companies have responded: The Kuparuk field operator is moving a new drill rig to that field and is working to fund a new drill site. ConocoPhillips' vice president...
What others say: Oil work creates some disruption

...However, the company said other planned projects, such as the Greater Moose's Tooth exploration wells and a new well in the Kuparuk field, were helped by the tax system change. By how much? No one but the decision-makers within the company know.Alaska...


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