BP describes Prudhoe Bay pipeline anticorrosion work
The following is operational information extracted from written testimony submitted by Steve Marshall, president of BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc., to a Sept. 7 hearing on Prudhoe Bay oil pipeline corrosion held by the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the US House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee.
House hearing uncovers BP corrosion personnel issues
Employees in BP Exploration Alaska Inc.’s corrosion and inspection chemicals group may not have reported potential problems in the company’s Alaska North Slope oil gathering lines because they felt harassed and intimidated, members of a US House subcommittee said Sept. 7.
WATCHING GOVERNMENT: ANWR among leak casualties
A bill to authorize oil and gas leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is dead.
EPA proposes revisions to three NSR components
The US Environmental Protection Agency Sept. 8 proposed changes to its New Source Review permitting that were immediately cheered by the oil industry and others but condemned by environmentalists.
Countdown to India’s NELP-VI bid round begins
The countdown has commenced for India’s sixth round of bidding for oil and gas exploration blocks under the New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP-VI).
WATCHING THE WORLD: China relying on coal, CBM
If you believe senior Chinese officials, their country’s future energy needs will be met more by domestic coal than by imported crude oil or natural gas.