Monthly Archives: August 2007

Ice Roads

A good explanation of why we use ice roads. From Petroleum News (www.petroleumnews.com), Vol. 12, No. 34, Week of August 26, 2007, courtesy of Rose Ragsdale. Frozen byways offer vanishing footprint Ice roads, winter byways that disappear with breakup in … Continue reading

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A Delicate Balance Between Gas & Oil

A clear explanation of the fine balance between producing crude oil or natural gas from a field, from the Anchorage Daily News (Wesley Loy), published June 10, 2007:

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BP Pipeline Upkeep

From the Anchorage Daily News (Wesley Loy): BP lacked a good process for assessing corrosion risk in Prudhoe Bay pipelines, and corrosion fighters were forced to make “tradeoffs” to meet budget targets, a BP-hired consultant found. The report from Booz … Continue reading

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