12/17/12 - 10:21pm
ANCHORAGE — ConocoPhillips has agreed to federal and state civil penalties of about $200,000 for spills of crude oil and contaminated water from corroded pipe in Alaska’s Kuparuk Oil Field in 2006 and 2007.
ConocoPhillips Alaska Inc. also agreed to reimburse the state $112,273 for the cost of its investigation and oversight.
The company also must complete restoration of the 0.32 acre that was affected.
ConocoPhillips Alaska spokeswoman Natalie Lowman said by email that spill prevention and protection of the environment are top priorities for the company.