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Prudhoe Bay

Coldfoot, Deadhorse: Alaska's Arctic Far North on the Looney Front, Part 1

Mike Arkus | Posted 08.20.2016 | Travel
Mike Arkus

Here I am in the large collection of packing cases that goes for the Prudhoe Bay Hotel, about 300 miles north of the Arctic Circle, with nothing to do for the next three hours before the flight on to Barrow, flogging the proverbial dead horse.

Alaska's Prudhoe Bay Loses Top Spot Among U.S. Oil Fields

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Alaska Dispatch News

The oil field, home to the huge hydrocarbon reservoir that inspired construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline and kicked off an economic boom that transformed the state, now ranks third in the nation for remaining oil reserves.

On The Trail of the Whales: The Voice of the Whale

Doreen Walton | Posted 11.26.2013 | Green
Doreen Walton

I imagine us, soaring over the sea ice, over my greys. We were so close. Why is nothing working? What am I doing chasing whales anyway? Who do I think I am? Doctor effing Doolittle?

ANOTHER BP Spill: Up To 4,200 Gallons Of Methanol And 'Produced Fluids' Leak In Alaska

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 09.17.2011 | Green

A pipeline at a BP oil field in Alaska burst over the weekend, spilling between 2,100 and 4,200 gallons of an oily water and methanol mixture in Alask...

BP Has a Long History of Problems at Alaska's Prudhoe Bay

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 07.04.2011 | Business
Alaska Dispatch News

On Tuesday, it was announced that BP would pay $25 million and spend another $60 million implementing a state-of-the-art monitoring system to guard ag...

Eskimo Family Beats BP

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- BP PLC has closed a small portion of the Prudhoe Bay oil field following a judge's ruling that federal regulators didn't get...

The Force That Fights Deep-Pocketed Polluters and Wins

Robert Redford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Redford

The oil and gas industry poured $174 million into the political system in 2009. When one dirty industry can purchase that much influence, who will step into the ring for average Americans?

BP and the Food Truck Guy

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Mark Green

Should government destroy New York's Bistro Food truck guy because of three parking tickets, but not revoke the charter of BP for being a corporate recidivist?

Can Alaska survive without BP?

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Since the oil started hitting the water in the Gulf of Mexico, BP has morphed into public enemy number one but, like it or not, Alaskans need the nation's archenemy.

Weekly Mulch: Can Washington Stand Up to the Energy Industry?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders spent this week trying to stand up to the oil industry. In ...

Greed Explains the Disasters and the Lying Afterwards

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Middle class workers are the ones who die in coal mines and on oil rigs. Afterwards, CEOs say anything to save the bottom line -- the one that will determine their bonuses.