Notice of an Application for an Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan, Hilcorp Alaska, LLC, Seaview Pad, Kenai Peninsula near Anchor Point

An application package for an Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan, under Alaska Statute 46.04.030 and in accordance with 18 AAC 75, has been received by the Department of Environmental Conservation.  The details are as follow:

Hilcorp Alaska, LLC
3800 Centerpoint Drive, Suite 1400
Anchorage, Alaska 99503

Proposed Activity:      
Review of a major amendment application package for an Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan that is required to commit adequate resources to meet all planning requirements for prevention and response for a realistic maximum discharge from oil exploration operations at an exploration site known as the Seaview Pad.  The site is an addition to Hilcorp Alaska, LLC’s Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan that already covers twenty current and potential exploration sites on the Kenai Peninsula. The realistic maximum discharge from the operation is a well blowout of 82,500 barrels over the course of 15 days.

The Seaview pad location is on the Kenai Peninsula near Anchor Point.  The pad is located approximately 1.25 miles east of Cook Inlet.  The pad is about 1.2 miles south of Anchor Point’s main business district and population area.  The pad is approximately 850 feet west of the Anchor River and 2,000 feet west of the Sterling Highway

Potential Results:       
A potential risk exists of oil spills entering the lands or waters of the state as a result of this operation.

Activity identified as: 
State Contingency Plan Number 12-CP-5216

Any person wishing to submit a request for additional information or provide comments regarding this application may do so in writing to Mike Evans, Department of Environmental Conservation, SPAR/PPRP, 555 Cordova Street, Anchorage, AK  99501, 907-269-7541(phone), 907-269-7687 (fax), or

The public comment period for this application begins on February 12, 2018 and ends on March 13, 2018. Requests for additional information and comments must be received by 5:00 pm on March 13, 2018.  It is the responsibility of the commenter to verify that facsimile and email submissions are received by the deadline.  An additional comment period may be provided in accordance with 18 AAC 75.455(d).                      

Copies of the application package are available for public review at the following locations: at the department’s Anchorage office at 555 Cordova Street and the department’s Kenai office at 43335 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Suite 11; and the department’s website at: .

The department will hold a public hearing on the plan application if it determines that good cause exists.  Residents in the affected area or the governing body of an affected municipality may request a public hearing by writing to the Department of Environmental Conservation, at the above address prior to February 27, 2018.  The State of Alaska, Department of Environmental Conservation complies with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. If you are a person with a disability who may need a special accommodation in order to participate in this public process, please contact Natalie Wolfe at (907) 269-0291 or TDD Relay Service 1-800-770-8973/TTY or dial 711 prior to March 2, 2018 to ensure that any necessary accommodations can

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Department: Environmental Conservation
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Statewide
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Publish Date: 2/12/2018
Archive Date: 3/14/2018
  • comments due
    3/13/2018 4:30pm