Australia’s Santos Ltd (STO.AX) is locked in a dispute with ConocoPhillips (COP.N) over road access in Alaska, potentially holding up a $3 billion oil project, according to letters from both companies to the U.S. state’s government. The dispute could also delay Santos’s planned sale of its majority stake in the project, which could thwart its target of raising $2 billion to $3 billion from asset sales in 2022. read more ConocoPhillips, the largest oil producer in Alaska, is seen as a potential buyer of that stake. Santos is the operator of the Pikka oil project on Alaska’s North Slope, acquired during its takeover of Oil Search last year. In February, it flagged that the project would be ready for a final investment decision by mid-year. The Pikka project, the biggest new oil prospect on Alaskan state land in decades, is next to ConocoPhillips’ Kuparuk […]