Alaska Region G&G Survey 20-01

Hilcorp Alaska LLC (HAK)

Cook Inlet, 2020


In March 2020, Hilcorp Alaska, LLC, submitted an application for a permit to conduct a geohazard survey in the waters of the Cook Inlet OCS Planning Area, Alaska. The survey area totaled approximately 228 square kilometers. Hilcorp proposed to survey the area with multibeam, magnetometer, sidescan sonar, and hi-res and low-res sparker arrays. The proposed program was to start on or after May 1 and be completed by Oct. 31, 2020. BOEM approved this permit May 1, 2020. Hilcorp, however, chose not to execute the survey.


Oct 31 Permit expires. This survey was not executed.
May 1 BOEM approves Hilcorp Cook Inlet G&G Permit 20-01.
Mar 6 Revised documents were submitted to BOEM and, after initial review, the application is now deemed complete. Review of the proposed activity begins, including National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review.
Jan 29 Hilcorp submits an application for a geophysical survey permit in the Cook Inlet OCS Planning Area to BOEM’s Alaska Region. The proposed survey is designated OCS Permit 20-01.