BULLETIN: SCHED: 0416/17/0000PDT--
(SANTA CRUZ BUREAU)-- Following bulletins released, various sources, concerning ongoing incident up North--
The source of the release, Well 3, is located on the Drill Site 2 gravel pad about 5 miles from the Deadhorse Airport. Deadhorse is an industrial hub for the Prudhoe Bay oil fields.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A subsidiary of BP is reporting a crude oil spill on Alaska's North Slope.
BP Exploration Alaska told state regulators Friday that oil is spraying from a well onto a pad and possibly onto the snow-covered tundra.
The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation said Friday the spill is ongoing and the volume is unknown.
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DIST ALL FIELD REPS, SVC UNITS--ATTN MERTZ, CHIEF ENGR, OFFSHORE--