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Hilcorp seeks Falls Creak Area expansion

Oil and gas company Hilcorp Alaska wants to add about 40 acres of land to a gasfield located between Clam Gulch and Ninilchik. Hilcorp applied… Continue reading

Hilcorp serves up Thanksgiving dinner

Since Hilcorp came to Alaska they have gained a reputation for knowing how to get oil and gas out of an aging oil field —… Continue reading

Hilcorp’s Baker platform catches fire in Cook Inlet

1:45 p.m. Friday update:  A 2 mile maritime safety zone remains in effect around the Baker platform Friday, though a morning fly-over of the platform… Continue reading

Hilcorp applies to drill two exploration wells

Hilcorp Alaska’s plans to drill two additional oil and natural gas exploration wells southeast of Ninilchik are moving forward into the permitting phase. If approved,… Continue reading

Hilcorp platform leaking oil into Cook Inlet

Editor's note: This article has been updated to include a statement from Gov. Bill Walker. It has also been edited to correct a reference to… Continue reading

Responders stand down from oil leak

Responders to an oil release from a Hilcorp crude oil pipeline on the west side of Upper Cook Inlet stood down at 9 a.m Monday… Continue reading

Pipeline rate settlement helps decrease HEA bills

Edit: This story has been updated with additional information on Kenai Beluga Pipeline's 2015 traffic. A settlement in February over the cost of delivering fuel… Continue reading

Hilcorp ordered to inspect crude pipeline near leaking gas line

Federal pipeline safety authorities have ordered Hilcorp Alaska to inspect the underwater crude oil pipeline running adjacent and parallel to the leaking Hilcorp natural gas… Continue reading

Hilcorp to monitor Cook Inlet gas leak

Hilcorp plans to observe the methane release from its leaking Cook Inlet pipeline by using sensor buoys to make weekly water quality samples and twice-monthly… Continue reading

DEC: Hilcorp must sample and monitor underwater gas leak

The Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation is requiring Hilcorp Energy Company to begin sampling and environmental monitoring of its damaged underwater natural gas pipeline, which… Continue reading

Ice could delay Hilcorp leak response until late March

Hilcorp’s plan to send divers to repair a damaged underwater gas pipeline — which is leaking between 210,000 and 310,000 cubic feet of methane a… Continue reading

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