State regulators launch wide review of North Slope oil fields following BP leak

Concerned that thawing permafrost might contribute to another oil and gas leak such as the one that BP experienced in April, Alaska oil-well regulators on Monday issued emergency orders to oil companies to provide details for a widespread review of all …
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Oil Company Works to Contain Leak in Alaska’s North Slope

PRUDHOE BAY, Alaska (AP) — A Texas-based oil and gas company that last year said it discovered at least 6 billion barrels of oil under its land in northern Alaska is cleaning up more than 7,000 gallons (26,500 liters) of oil that leaked from a well.
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BP trying to get leaking oil well under control on Alaska’s North Slope

A BP oil and gas production well in Alaska’s North Slope blew out Friday morning, and on Saturday afternoon, the well was still not under control as responders fought freezing temperatures and winds gusting up to 38 mph. Efforts to get the well under …
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May 17 – Antarctica’s Slippery Slope –

May 17 – Antarctica's Slippery Slope
The West Antarctic Ice Sheet contains about 10% of the ice of Antarctica, and if it melts, it could raise global sea levels by more than three meters. But new research, released this week, suggests that, in fact, the slow collapse of the West Antarctic
Record Antarctic Ice Extent Throws Cold Water On Global Warming ScareForbes
Strong winds due to climate change prevents Antarctica from getting warmerTech Times
IPCC Report Scientists: Rising Seas in East Antarctica Maybe — in 2000 to
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BP cleaning up oil spill on Alaska’s North Slope – Reuters


BP cleaning up oil spill on Alaska's North Slope
It remains unclear whether the leak, detected earlier this week, is connected to a decline in North Slope oil production. BP did not return emails seeking comment. Since the spill occurred, daily North Slope production has dropped about 10,000 barrels
State officials, BP investigating Prudhoe Bay oil spillAlaska Dispatch
BP Well Sprays Crude Oil Mist Over 27 Acres Of Alaskan TundraThinkProgress
BP cleaning up oil spill in Alaska3News NZ

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