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BP fights another Prudhoe spill a pipeline Tuesday. Most of the material left a gravel pad and spilled onto the snow and tundra, BP spokesman Ronnie Chappell said. Drilling muds are used to lubricate drill bits. After use, the muds and rock cuttings from the well bore...
BP pursues methane energy deposits

...natural gas production, scientists say. ''Gas hydrates are a significant resource on the North Slope,'' said Ronnie Chappell, a spokesman for BP. ''We've been drilling through them for years as we developed the Prudhoe Bay, Kuparuk...
Greenpeace activists set up protest camp

...a demonstration outside BP Amoco headquarters in London with 10 members wearing polar bear costumes. BP spokesman Ronnie Chappell said company officials met with Greenpeace last week and told the activists they needed clearance before they could...
Greenpeace activists taken off BP barge

...including a module made in Anchorage. The vessel was to remain at anchor until police finished their investigation, said Ronnie Chappell, a spokesman for BP in Anchorage. ''The plan is to wait until police have finished their business out on the barge...
Legislators see spinoffs from possible gas pipeline

...prompted them to form a task force to study it. ''This is a promising opportunity. It is not a slam dunk,'' said Ronnie Chappell, a spokesman for BP, one of the companies paying for the study. The companies also haven't decided the most feasible...
Truck overturns and spills acid on Prudhoe Bay tundra

...deposits that build up on pipes and in the rock underground, which slows the flow of oil to the surface, BP spokesman Ronnie Chappell said. The truck had left a BP drilling site and was headed to another area when the accident occurred about 2 p...
Study finds oil cleanup efforts in icy waters ineffective

...the only time they'll be able to drill is during times of (solid) ice offshore,'' Watkins said. BP spokesman Ronnie Chappell said the industry is not disputing the report's assessment of the situation. ''I think the next step is to reexamine...
Oil company cutbacks force layoffs

...Exxon Mobil and Phillips. The cuts will fall broadly on maintenance, repair and general field operations, said Ronnie Chappell, a BP spokesman. The Prudhoe capital budget, which pays for new developments, will not be cut. No BP employees...
Figures on Alaska hires said to be rising

...nonresidents at rival Arco Alaska Inc., the state said. The state's numbers are misleading, said BP spokesman Ronnie Chappell. ''There are people who fall through the cracks,'' Chappell told the Anchorage Daily News. The state's numbers...
North Slope gas producers announce joint pipeline project to Lower 48

...Revenue. Nevertheless, he said, ''gas prices are sending a very strong signal that the system needs more gas.'' Ronnie Chappell, a spokesman for BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc., said prices are not likely to stay so high in the long run...


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