16 May 2007 21:59 [Source: ICIS news]
In testimony before a House subcommittee, Chemical Safety Board chairwoman Carolyn Merritt said she found striking similarities regarding safety and maintenance between the March 2006 pipeline failure at BP’s
“Virtually all of the root causes identified for the Prudhoe Bay incidents have strong echoes in
The Chemical Safety Board did not investigate the Prudhoe Bay pipeline failure and oil spill, but Merritt said she reviewed at the House panel’s request a BP audit of the
She said the Prudhoe Bay investigation and her board’s investigation of the
BP said the pipeline failure at
The House panel is examining whether recent regulatory changes and BP management reforms will prevent future failures.
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