An internal investigation found that the drill operator was distracted and that there were “contradictory requirements” when it came to workers’ exposure to overhead loads.
According to Hilcorp, about 300 BP union workers at Prudhoe Bay will remain in their jobs — at least through the end of their current contract.
If you don’t work for an oil company, you might be wondering: Why should I care? And why does this matter? We asked and answered some of the big questions about the Hilcorp-BP Alaska deal.
BP’s exit from Alaska was rumored long before it was officially announced on Tuesday. But that’s not the only reason the company’s $5.6 billion deal with Hilcorp is far from surprising, experts and industry insiders said.