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Title: Project Description Of The Transalaska Pipeline System
Author: Peter Demay
Source: American Gas Association 1976
Year Published: 1976
Abstract: The new 800-mile trans Alaska pipeline is being buill for one purpose to make the 9.6 billion barrel oil reserves at Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, available to U.S. industry and consumers. Initially, 1.2 million barrels of oil a day will be transported through the line from Prudhoe Bay to Valdez, Alaska, for shipment by tanker to West Coast ports. At capacity, the total will reach 2 million barrels a day. This project, the largest privately funded construction effort in history, is being built by the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, formed by eight companies-The Amerada Hess Corporation, ARCO Pipe Line Company.