Big Oily Water Spill at Alaska Field

A corroded pipeline ruptured on Christmas Day at ConocoPhillips’ Kuparuk oil field in Alaska, causing one of the biggest-ever spills of oil-laced water on the North Slope, the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) said on Tuesday.

The 94,920-gallon spill from a corroded water-injection pipeline had little effect on production from North America’s second-biggest field and was mostly cleaned up by Tuesday, department officials said.

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