Notice of Proposal to Approve an Application for an Oil Discharge Prevention and Contingency Plan for Hilcorp Alaska, LLC


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:

Applicant:                    Hilcorp Alaska, LLC
                                   3800 Center Point Drive, Suite 1400
                                   Anchorage, AK 99503

Proposed Activity:       Review of a plan renewal 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 the operations of Milne Point Unit (MPU), Endicott, and Northstar. MPU consists of a central facilities pad with operations and processing facilities and gravel pads with production wells. Endicott has production facilities and various production pads. Northstar is a manmade island which consists of production facilities and associated wells.

Location:                     Greater Prudhoe Bay (GPB), North Slope, Alaska. MPU is 25 miles northwest of GPB, Endicott is 15 miles east of GPB and, Northstar is located about 6 miles offshore of Point McIntyre.

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 19-CP-5231

Any person wishing to submit a request for additional information or provide comments regarding this application may do so in writing to Torri Huelskoetter, Department of Environmental Conservation, SPAR/PPRP, 555 Cordova St. Anchorage AK, 99501, 907-269-7536 (phone), 907-269-7648 (fax), or 

The public comment period for this application begins on February 28, 2019 and ends on April 1, 2019. Requests for additional information and comments must be received by 5:00 pm on April 1, 2019.  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: the department's offices at 555 Cordova St. Anchorage AK, 99501 and 610 University Ave. Fairbanks, AK 99709; 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 March 15, 2019.  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 Theresa Zimmerman at (907) 465-6171 or TDD Relay Service 1-800-770-8973/TTY or dial 711 prior to March 20, 2019 to ensure that any necessary accommodations can be provided.

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Department: Environmental Conservation
Category: Public Notices
Location(s): Statewide
Project/Regulation #: 19-CP-5231
Publish Date: 2/22/2019
Archive Date: 4/2/2019