|ANWR, jobs and energy for America||BBC news, 8 juni 06|
|Millions of dollars of research on wildlife resources and their habitat on Alaska’s North Slope have not only immeasurably increased the scientific understanding of arctic ecosystems but have also shown that wildlife and petroleum development and production can coexist.
Experience gained at Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk along with rapidly evolving drilling and production techniques will further minimize environmental impacts and surface use in future frontier arctic petroleum provinces such as ANWR (Arctic National Wildlife Refuge)
|British oil company BP could face a criminal investigation in the US over a massive oil spill in Alaska in March.
The spill of some 267,000 gallons (1m litres) discovered at Prudhoe Bay field, is the largest ever on Alaska’s North Slope region.