BP http://nwpr.org en New Report Details Tanker Risk In Puget Sound http://nwpr.org/post/new-report-details-tanker-risk-puget-sound <p>Twelve years ago, BP built a second dock at its Cherry Point refinery north of Bellingham, WA. But they didn&rsquo;t do an assessment of what that added dock capacity would mean for tanker traffic in Washington waters. Now the Army Corps of Engineers has released a long-awaited study that does just that. Ashley Ahearn reports. Mon, 30 Apr 2012 13:37:57 +0000 Ashley Ahearn 7464 at http://nwpr.org Oregon Sues BP Over Lost Investments http://nwpr.org/post/oregon-sues-bp-over-lost-investments <p>Oregon has filed a securities lawsuit against the petrochemical giant, BP. &nbsp;The state wants to recover investment losses triggered by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill two years ago.</p><p>The lawsuit alleges that investors, like the state, were misled about the safety of deep water drilling. Lawyers say BP made &#39;materially false&#39; and &#39;misleading&#39; statements. James Sinks of the Oregon State Treasury says state lawyers did their due diligence before filing, and are confident. Fri, 20 Apr 2012 23:45:30 +0000 Kristian Foden-Vencil 6983 at http://nwpr.org Oregon Sues BP Over Lost Investments BP To Import Fuel From Asia To Cover Wash. Refinery Outage http://nwpr.org/post/bp-import-fuel-asia-cover-wash-refinery-outage <p>There&#39;s more evidence that a big oil refinery in Northwest Washington will be out of service for a long time. Refinery owner BP says it&#39;s arranging for replacement fuel to be shipped to the region from as far away as Singapore. Wed, 29 Feb 2012 23:37:44 +0000 Tom Banse 4059 at http://nwpr.org BP To Import Fuel From Asia To Cover Wash. Refinery Outage BP Refinery Shutdown Starting To Look Lengthy http://nwpr.org/post/bp-refinery-shutdown-starting-look-lengthy <p>The oil company BP is zeroing in on a cause for last week&#39;s explosion at its big Cherry Point refinery near Ferndale, Washington. But the investigation and repairs are moving slowly. That doesn&#39;t bode well for gasoline prices in Western Washington and Oregon. Correspondent Tom Banse reports. Tue, 28 Feb 2012 00:38:08 +0000 Tom Banse 3911 at http://nwpr.org BP Refinery Shutdown Starting To Look Lengthy