ConocoPhillips says disclosing the well data would benefit its competitors and reveal company trade secrets.
Officials with ConocoPhillips are still trying to determine the source of an ongoing natural gas leak reported at a North Slope oil drill site earlier this month.
A Hilcorp pipeline sprung a leak late in December 2016 that continued for three months.
In the climate debate, natural gas is cast as both hero and villain. For protestors at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, producing and burning natural gas is unequivocally bad, a danger to the planet. “We cannot have any fossil fuel development if we are to have a fighting chance of staying below 1.5 degrees,”…
Hilcorp’s line, which delivers fuel gas to a system of oil platforms in the inlet, sprung a leak last month.
Two companies are looking at the geothermal energy potential of Mount Spurr, an active volcano across the Cook Inlet from Anchorage.
Hilcorp has requested approval from the Alaska Department of Natural Resources to build an oil-gas combination well and gas-only well in Whiskey Gulch near Anchor Point.
Hilcorp took steps to comply after it got a notice of violation
Gov. Mike Dunleavy has named Jeremy Price, a former employee and lobbyist for the American Petroleum Institute, to a seat on the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
This month, the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission started requiring oil and gas companies to put up substantially higher bonds to cover the wells they’ve drilled. But a different state agency is criticizing the new law.