Oil development permits completed in September included Prudhoe Bay
Unit L2-21B and L2-29A.
Based in Houston, Texas, the company holds overriding royalty interest comprising a non-operational interest in minerals in the Prudhoe Bay
oil field located on the North Slope of Alaska.
The Prudhoe Bay
methane deposits appear to be sufficiently easy to extract that their exploitation is commercially viable even with fracking taking place further south.
During June and July of 2005-08, we collected data at a site approximately 10 km south of the SE shoreline of Teshekpuk Lake (70[degrees]25' N, 153[degrees]07' W) and another site within the Prudhoe Bay
oilfield (70[degrees] 17' N, 148[degrees]32' W), 160 km due east of Teshekpuk Lake (Fig.
Climatic conditions in Prudhoe Bay
mandate that construction is only possible during winter months, when the tundra is frozen hard enough to allow construction to take place.
Following oil spills on March 2, 2006 and August 6, 2006, BPXA has announced a temporary shutdown of the Prudhoe Bay
Flight 143 will continue to offer morning shared service to Prudhoe Bay
and Barrow while the afternoon shared flight to Prudhoe Bay
and Barrow will be replaced with two separate roundtrip routes: Flights 54 and 55 serving Prudhoe Bay
, and Flights 145 and 146 serving Barrow.
There have also been delays to the opening of the key Thunder Horse platform in the Gulf of Mexico, while an oil spill saw 270,000 gallons of crude leak into Prudhoe Bay
The fall in output came after BP was forced to shut operations at its large Prudhoe Bay
oil field over safety fears.
Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee said in a letter sent on Tuesday to BP that a 2001 Compliance Order issued by Alaska state regulators undercut BP executives' claims that the firm could not have been aware of the problems arising from a buildup of sediment in the oil transit pipelines at Prudhoe Bay
The company's shares have fallen 20% since April following problems at Prudhoe Bay
, investigations into its trading operations by regulators in the United States, and high-profile rumours of an internal battle over the retirement date of chief executive Lord Browne.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- BP PLC on Friday said it had restored half of the production from Prudhoe Bay
, nearly two weeks after threatening to shut the entire field down because of leaks from corroded pipelines.