5 edition of Trans-Alaska oil pipeline found in the catalog.
Trans-Alaska oil pipeline
United States. General Accounting Office
|Statement||by the Comptroller General of the United States.|
|Contributions||United States. Dept. of the Interior.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 32 p.|
|Number of Pages||32|
In oil began to flow from the Arctic through the Trans-Alaska Pipeline (TAPS) to the ice-free port of Valdez. The project's magnitude prompted comparisons with American engineering feats of the past such as the transcontinental railroads and the Panama Canal. The proposal spawned a debate commensurate with the project's size. Congressional authorization in was preceded by a four-year. This morning, board the sternwheeler Discovery for a CRUISE on the Chena and Tanana Rivers, with a stop at a recreated Chena Indian Village to learn about Athabascan Native culture. Later, visit the UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA–FAIRBANKS MUSEUM during your Fairbanks city tour, and also stop at the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline.
Jun 22, · Dalton Highway was built during construction of the Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline in the s. On our way to Arctic Circle, we drove on this highway. As it was snowing all day, all what we could see was white scenery and the pipeline along the way. It 3/5(). Jun 24, · Alaska's Trans-Alaska Pipeline Transformed The State's Economy Oil began flowing down the trans-Alaska pipeline in , transforming Alaska .
Get a glimpse of the famed Trans-Alaska Oil Pipeline. At Gold Dredge 8, we learn to pan for gold and keep what we find! Enjoy a family-style lunch at Steamboat Landing. We board the Riverboat Discovery III sternwheeler for a narrated excursion on the Chena River and go ashore at a recreated Athabascan camp. The evening is at our leisure in. You searched for: alaska pipeline! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search. No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Let’s get started!
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Alyeska Pipeline Service Company was established in to design, construct, operate and maintain the pipeline. The Trans Alaska Pipeline System was originally designed with 12 pump stations, though it was decided that only 11 were needed and a 12th was never built.
Oil was first discovered in Prudhoe Bay on the North Slope in The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) includes the trans-Alaska crude-oil pipeline, 11 pump stations, several hundred miles of feeder pipelines, and the Valdez Marine sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com is one of the world's largest pipeline systems.
It is commonly called the Alaska pipeline, trans-Alaska pipeline, or Alyeska pipeline, (or the pipeline as referred to in Alaska), but those terms technically apply Country: Alaska, United States. The Great Alaska Pipeline [Stan Cohen] on sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
The early history of Alaska was shaped by the exploitation of the territory's vast natural resourcesCited by: 1. The construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System included over miles (1, km) of oil pipeline, 12 pump stations, and a new tanker sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com largely on permafrost during –77 between Prudhoe Bay and Trans-Alaska oil pipeline book, Alaska, the $8 billion effort required tens of thousands of people, often working in extreme temperatures and conditions; the invention of specialized construction techniques.
Trans-Alaska Pipeline Viewpoint () Get a close-up look at one of the world's engineering marvels. Here you will find informational displays about the pipeline and an example of a pig, the device used to clean and inspect the inside of the pipeline.
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by Dermot Cole | Jun 1, out Narratives of Women Breaking Ground in Alaska's Oil and Gas Industry. by Carla Williams. The Trans-Alaska Pipeline, operated by the Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., has been completed and is moving crude oil mi ( km) from the Prudhoe Bay Field, on the North Slope of Alaska, to Valdez, a year-round ice-free port in the southern coast of Alaska.
Get this from a library. What happened to Fairbanks?: the effects of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline on the community of Fairbanks, Alaska. [Mim Dixon] -- Examines the effects of pipeline construction on the Fairbanks community. Abstract. The Trans-Alaska Pipeline was the object of perhaps the most passionately fought conservation battle in the U.S.
Although numerous authors documented the pipeline construction during its construction, there is, surprisingly, no previous scholarly treatment of this event written by an historian. Aug 18, · The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) is one of the engineering marvels of the 20th century.
It zigzags across miles ( km) from the rich oil fields in Prudhoe Bay in Alaska to the ice-free port of Valdez. The pipeline makes for a spectacular. Get this from a library.
Trans-Alaska oil pipeline system, Department of Energy intervention: report. [United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.]. The Trans-Alaska Pipeline is a inch oil pipeline that traverses miles (1, kilometers).
It was built by the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company in to transport crude oil from Prudhoe Bay’s oil fields to a port in Valdez to be loaded onto tankers and shipped to U.S.
refiners. Jul 01, · The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) includes the trans-Alaska crude-oil pipeline, 11 pump stations, several hundred miles of feeder pipelines, and the Valdez Marine Terminal.
TAPS is one of the world's largest pipeline systems. It is commonly called the Alaska pipeline, trans-Alaska pipeline, or Alyeska pipeline, (or the pipeline as referred to in Alaska), but those terms technically apply. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2.
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline stretches miles. Aug 28, · BP's agreement with Hilcorp includes selling its 49 percent stake in the Trans Alaska Pipeline System, which carries oil miles through the Alaska wilderness, from the.
This book describes what Fairbanks was like during trans-Alaska oil pipeline construction and how the community responded to the project, and assesses the unplanned negative effects that, in many cases, outweighed the positive ones. The pipeline is often referred to as “TAPS” – an acronym for the Trans Alaska Pipeline System.
More than bird species have been identified along the pipeline. First oil moved through the pipeline on June 20, 71 gate valves can block oil flow in either direction on the pipeline. Jul 10, · John McPhee: a master of non-fiction In Coming into the Country, McPhee recorded the dynamism of Alaskan nature just as the first oil passed through.
It takes approximately days for a barrel of oil to travel the full length of the pipeline at mph. Almost 13 billion barrels have moved through the Trans Alaska Pipeline System by Storage tanks capacity in Valdez - 18, million barrels total. *Throughput, actual average per. Here you'll find a good close up view of the Trans Alaska Pipeline and a remote-operated valve site, with Pump Station 4 in the background.
At points along the pipeline, pressure relief valves are used to relieve pressure and keep it below a designated level or stop the flow of oil if sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.comon:. Jun 18, · Built fromthe Trans-Alaska Pipeline runs miles from the state's North Slope to Valdez and has since funneled close to 17 billion barrels of .GOLD RUN CREEK — This clear waterway running through boreal swampland marks the farthest Cora and I will be from a highway during our summer hike along the route of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com: What Happened To Fairbanks?: The Effects Of The Trans-alaska Oil Pipeline On The Community Of Fairbanks, Alaska (Social Impact Assessment) () by Dixon, Mim and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com Range: $ - $