August 2006 News Headers

 

 

8/31/06ktuu

Influence of oil industry on legislators questioned FBI agents search offices of state legislators

8/31/06adn

FBI raids Alaska legislative offices

8/31/06adn

UPDATE- Federal agents raid Alaska legislative offices DOT proposes increased inspections on oil transit pipelines

8/31/06adn

BP says strategy may restore Prudhoe production sooner

8/31/06wsj

BP Officials Optimistic On Full Flow From Prudhoe Bay US Interior Secy Inspects Damaged Alaska Pipeline BP America President To Testify in Congress

8/30/06ft

BP faces two US probes over trading

8/29/06adn

BP fixes compressor, restores some production Repair lets Slope output ramp up_AOGCC sees no harm to Prudhoe Judge orders a deposition from Browne Oil industry is environmentally aware, but BP presidents should step down

8/29/06wsj

BP Woes Deepen With New Probe

8/28/06ft

BP chief ordered to testify

8/28/06ft

US judge to rule on questioning of BP chief BP chief faces court appearance

8/26/06st

Seattle firm ( Coffman ) softened warnings about BP's pipeline monitoring

8/25/06wsj

BP Names New Manager For Accident-Plagued Texas Refinery-Asbestos Resin Found Around Corroded Prudhoe Pipe ╬Ý╬˝Report BP: Prudhoe Pipeline Inspection To Resume Late Next Week

8/25/06wsj

Report Criticizing BP's Controls is Investigated after alterations

8/24/06ft

BP further cuts Prudhoe Bay output BP's troubles in US deepen with chemical plant lawsuit

8/24/06wsj

U.S. Officials Are Investigating Changes Made to Report on BP_BP Sought Lenient Assessment Of Alaska Oil Ops

8/24/06adn

BP's problems intensify as processing plant fails Asbestos found in corroded pipe Prudhoe Bay production down again

8/24/06wsj

Consultant Warned BP Of Pipe-Network Corrosion

8/23/06msn

Feds Review Coffman Engineering's Report on BP Pipeline

8/23/06sw

One Crude Dude -- Chuck Hamel can finally say 'I told you so.'

8/22/06hc

BP denies rigging pipeline inspection data

8/21/06fm What went wrong at Prudhoe Bay

8/21/06bn

Oil May Rise as BP Shutdown Shows Industry Distress (Update1

8/21/06fnm

BP North Slope repairs will provide test of new oil tax system

8/21/06ft

BP faces claims of tampering with data on Alaskan pipeline BP claim on extent of Alaskan corrosion under scrutiny

8/19/06fnm

Young's House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Hearing to study corrosion Sept 12

8/19/06wsj

US Official Calls BP's Pipeline Mgmt 'A Disappointment' BP Raises Prudhoe Bay Oil Output, Gets Subpoena Alaska Regulator: Prudhoe Crisis "Wake Up Call" For State

8/19/06adn

3 Congressional hearings set in BP probe- Sept 7, 12 & 13 Prudhoe owners face subpoenas Over half of Prudhoe output is back,BP boss tells Alaska hearing USDOT Cino says "I think this problem is unique to BP"

8/18/06adn

State subpoenas BP & other Prudhoe owners over oil spills Federal DOT head tours hobbled Alaska oil field

8/18/06adn

BP failure 'shocked' Alaska Senator Ted Stevens

8/18/06fnm

Prudhoe options eyed

8/18/06wsj

Valdez Port Sees Fewer Tankers After Prudhoe Problems Sakhalin Protesters Switch Focus To BP, Exxon In Sep

8/18/06ft

USDOT OPS speeds up regulation of BP in Alaska

8/17/06wsj

North Slope Pdtn Up 20,000 B/D In Next 2 Wks

8/17/06ft

BP suffers new pipeline accident at Alaskan oilfield

8/16/06adn

Pipeline survey to begin after oil is removed BP twice avoids pipe calamity at Pt McIntyre P 'chronic neglect' to be probed by congress

8/16/06wsj

BP Closes Pipeline In Prudhoe Field After Mishaps Shareholders Sue BP Over Prudhoe Bay Maintenance Conoco To Ship Crude Oil To US From S Korea

8/16/06ft

US investor sues BP chiefs over Prudhoe Bay

8/15/06wsj

BP considers alternative routes for moving oil from Prudhoe Bay

8/15/06ft

The dramatic knock-on effects of BP's Prudhoe shutdown

8/15/06fm Beyond Prudhoe: Why BP should go back to being an oil company
8/14/06cnn BP's hard road ahead

8/14/06cns

BP pipeline shutdown blamed on poor maintenance, little oversight

8/14/06AP

Oil will be removed from BP transit line starting Thursday

8/14/06usat

BP spill highlights aging oil field's increasing problems

8/14/06spi

Blame BP for latest increase in gas prices Prudhoe Bay closure pushes oil costs up

8/14/06ft

Pipeline leak proves 'extremely embarrassing' for industry No letting down guard as regulators make 'pigging' demands BP vows to keep open half of stricken oilfield

8/13/06adn

Regulators were told in 1992 to beef up pipeline scrutiny Technology, regulation could help avert future fiascos Pigs keep pipelines running smoothly

8/13/06fnm

BP and ANWR

8/13/06hc

Pipe corrosion in Alaska takes the issue off the back burner

8/13/06wsj

BP Reiterates Western Prudhoe Bay Pdtn Continuing BP Western Prudhoe Bay Output Welcome Boon For Refiners

8/12/06wsj

BP's Alaska Woes Are No Surprise For One Gadfly--Charles Hamel

8/12/06adn

Total shutdown averted - BP to keep oil flowing from Prudhoe Bay

8/12/06fnm

BP offers close-up look at Prudhoe Bay

8/12/06wsj

BP to Keep Some Prudhoe Oil Flowing US Rep Accuses BP Of Mkt Manipulation In Alaska Move US West Coast Refiners Say Impact From Alaskan Cutbacks Minimal

8/12/06ft

BP faces fresh US probe over decision to shut Alaska field Oil price cuts the downside for BP

8/11/06

Barton Questions BP's Commitment to Safety, Stewardship of U.S. Resources

8/11/06bh

BP pipeline problem sends out good and bad ripples

8/11/06hc

BP wins approval for partial flow ConocoPhillips issues delivery warning

8/11/06wsj

'Smart Pig' Plays Starring Role In BP's Alaska Saga BP Buys Large Amount Of Oil In Mkt, No Force Majeure Alaska Lawmakers Pass New Oil Production Tax Bill After Prudhoe Oil Cut, West Coast Plants Still Supplied

8/10/06as

BP finally repairing more than image

8/10/06adn

Five holes found in pipeline Drop in production increases corrosion Murkowski orders state hiring freeze

8/10/06fnm

Half of Prudhoe field may remain open Flint Hills spared effects of shutdown Prudhoe Bay questions Senate committee rejects "produce or pay" plan

8/10/06spi

Shutdown turns heat on oil, pipeline firms-Are lax oversight and corporate neglect at fault?

8/10/06wsj

DOT Administrator: To Propose Greater Pipeline Oversight BP May Face Legal Action Stemming From Prudhoe Bay BP Set To Use Clout To Get Workers, Pipe For Alaska Job BP To Decide Fri On Half Prudhoe Bay Oil Output Oil Shippers Move To Meet US West Coast Demand

8/10/06ft

Alaska may seek Prudhoe redress from BP BP says no budget rises for pipeline repairs

8/9/06wsj

In Wake Of Alaska Pipelines Woes, A Push For Regulation Alaska Gov Freezes Hiring Due To Prudhoe Bay Shutdown Alaska Oil Field Woes Raise Questions About US Pipelines Small Refiners, BP Plants Most Exposed To ANS Shortage

8/9/06adn

Prudhoe oil may still flow Concern over pipeline corrosion is nothing new for feds Oil field problems insulated by remote location Prudhoe Shutdown blackens BP's green BP's painful lesson is: Don't ever shortchange pipeline maintenance

8/9/06fnm

BP works to boost Flint Hills' oil Bill would allow tax credit for pipeline repair

8/9/06hc

BP line was not subject to oversight Failure to adequately maintain vital North Slope oil link is the oil giant's latest blunder

8/9/06wsj

BP Orders Replacement Parts For Half Alaska Pipeline US Lawmakers Want Hearings On BP Pipeline Upkeep

8/9/06ft

BP employees issued early warning of Prudhoe corrosion Alaska counting the cost of BP's actions

8/9/06wsj

BP's Prudhoe Bay Raises Questions About Aging Oil Fields

8/8/06adn

Critics: Alaska oil field problems insulated by remote location _BP searches for workers to replace pipe _Oil giant BP already under scrutiny

8/8/06hc

Part of huge Alaska oil field may remain open Gas prices also expected to rise; BP says the pipeline repairs could take months

8/8/06ft

BP given earlier warning of corrosion _BP's failure of execution, not strategy

8/8/06wsj

BP Under Scrutiny For Allowing Alaska Pipeline To Crumble _Prudhoe Shutdown Won't Immediately Idle Oil Services

8/8/06adn

Massive repairs- BP admits corrosion control was inadequate Senate approves stripped-down gas bill

8/8/06bh

Alaska oil cutoff could hurt Puget Sound area Sludge clogged failing pipelines

8/8/06spi

Oil field shutdown will boost gas prices BP oil field shutdown could last months

8/8/06hc

Company( BP ) confronts a tarnished image _ Prices begin to level after BP's oil field closure

8/8/06wsj

Oil Price Surges As BP Shuts Off Big Alaskan Field due to corrosion of pipes _BP May Now Feel Heat From Alaska

8/8/06ft

Whistleblowers bring BP down to earth _BP shutdown sparks oil rise Better for BP to spill the beans than the oil _Leak at BP pipeline in Alaska sees crude soar

8/7/06ktuu

BP officials apologize for shutting down Prudhoe Bay

8/7/06wsj

BP Vague On Prudhoe Bay Restart, May Take Months BP To Replace 73% Of Pipeline From Prudhoe Bay Alaska Refiner Flint Hills Seen Seeking Jet Fuel To Avert Prudhoe Bay Shortage BP's Alaska Oil-Field Shutdown May Hurt More Than Past Missteps _BP Statement on Alaska Pipeline

8/7/05ft

Long history of complaints over BP field _ Alaska could hold key for next chief

8/7/06ft updates

Oil prices shoot up as BP shuts down oil field Prudhoe Bay

8/7/06adn

BP shuts down Prudhoe Bay

8/7/06hc

BP shuts down the nation's biggest oil field Emergency reserves will be opened if needed Oil prices spike on news of Alaskan field shutdown

8/7/06nyt

BP Shutdown to Remove 8 Pct. of US Crude

8/7/06wsj

BP to Shut an Alaska Oil Field Another Setback for BP BP to Shut Down U.S.'s Largest Oil Field; Prices Jump (Update7)

8/7/06ft

BP shuts down Alaska field to prevent spill BP's US woes BP/global oil Crude soars above $77 as BP shuts field

8/6/06ft

BP shuts down Alaska field to prevent spill

8/6/06ru

BP shutting top US oil field Prudhoe Bay due to spill

8/6/06cnw

BP to Shutdown Prudhoe Bay Oil Field following the discovery of unexpectedly severe corrosion and a small spill

8/6/06adn

BP chief executive visits site of spill, offers apology

8/5/06fnm

CEO: BP will act on pipeline

8/4/06adn

BP leader's trip to state is repair job

8/1/05s

BP submits plan to drain Alaska oil pipeline