Drift River Terminal oil volumes reduced prior to volcano activity increase

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Following additional measurements and confirmation by a third party it has been determined that approximately 841,860? gallons (20,040 barrels) of crude oil remains in the tanks at Drift River Terminal following the April 30 draw down.???

Additional oil to be removed from Drift River terminal tanks

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Unified Command, Drift River Terminal Coordination, has approved a plan for further removal of oil from the Drift River tank farm this week.

Drift River Terminal to suspend operations

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – After a major eruption Saturday and continuing unrest at Mt. Redoubt volcano, the Unified Command, Drift River Terminal Coordination, has agreed to suspend Cook Inlet Pipe Line Company (CIPL) operations.

Drift River Terminal Spill Response Resources

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Drift River Terminal tank farm is designed to contain spills and to prevent a catastrophic failure of its tanks. State of Alaska regulations require each tank to have containment that can hold 110 percent of that tank’s full capacity.

Drift River oil reduction plans on hold following eruption of Mt. Redoubt

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – During an early morning eruption at Mt. Redoubt, 13 employees of Cook Inlet Pipe Line Company (CIPL) on site at the Drift River Terminal and the Christy Lee platform were in nearby safe havens.

Drift River Terminal Containment and Tank Volumes

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Unified Command, Drift River Terminal Coordination, presents the following information to address questions about the oil containment systems and the tank volumes at the Drift River Terminal.

Tanker tentatively scheduled to arrive at Drift River Terminal Saturday

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Unified Command, Drift River Terminal Coordination, has approved a draft plan for removal of oil from the Drift River Tank farm. The plan includes testing infrastructure and other procedures to protect safety of responders and the environment.

Drift River Terminal Water Usage Options

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Unified Command, Drift River Terminal Coordination, presents the following information to address the questions about water usage at the terminal in the oil storage tanks.

Unified Command provides objectives for Drift River Terminal event

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Unified Command directing the response to the Drift River Terminal event has developed seven objectives for the response and is actively working to accomplish them.