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In late April two members of staff from the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement's Oil Spill Preparedness Division, Alaska, inspected Shell's oil spill responder training and the deployment of oil spill response equipment in Valdez, Alaska. Shell is preparing for planned exploration drilling in the Chukchi Sea this summer. Comment?
The shrimp are safe! That's the upshot of research into whether shrimp caught in Port Valdez are contaminated with Alaska North Slope crude oil, the Prince William Sound Regional Citizens' Advisory Council said in a May 11 press release. Comment?
Alberta Premier Jim Prentice, who is grasping for ways to secure markets for his province's stranded crude production, has joined the push to investigate whether Valdez could be the answer. It's the first time the recently elected provincial leader has publicly mentioned Alaska as an alternative to the besieged pipeline proposals out of Alberta - TransCanada's Keystone XL and Energy East, Enbridge's Northern Gateway and Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain expansion - which once offered hope of incremental capacity approaching 3 million barrels per day. Comment?
The major trans-Alaska oil pipeline owners - BP Pipelines Inc., ConocoPhillips Transportation Alaska Inc. and ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. - have withdrawn a December application to discontinue use of the West Tank Farm at the Valdez Marine Terminal. Comment?
Since the 1989 Exxon Valdez disaster fouled the pristine environment of Alaska's Prince William Sound, the possibility of another offshore oil spill calamity has become a subject of sometimes heated debate, as well as being a major factor in the slowing of new moves to explore in the seas around the.... Comment?
BP Exploration Inc. shrunk in 2014. The local subsidiary of British giant BP plc started the year as the most active operator on the North Slope, overseeing development at four state units - Prudhoe Bay, Milne Point, Duck Island and Northstar - and the federal Liberty unit, which remains undeveloped. Comment?
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