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Pipeline operator fails to find pig piece

...48-inch diameter walls, but they failed to turn up the ring. On Saturday Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., the pipeline operator, ran a more aggressive device called a disc pig through the line. The device scraped out enough wax to fill 11...
Alaska editorial: Jobs solidified and five unions have reached an agreement that will retain many of the jobs put at risk last month by the pipeline operator's decision to switch to a non union contractor. This is good news for Alaska, and particularly Fairbanks, because...
Playing TAPS

...another matter.The pipeline now carries about 500,000 barrels per day but Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., the pipeline operator, has said only that TAPS could technically be operated down to about 300,000 barrels per day, but then only with...
Pipeline operator investigates line vibrations

The sharp reduction of crude flowing through the trans-Alaska oil pipeline after a partial shutdown of the nation's largest oil field caused a steep section of the line to vibrate for weeks, the operator said Monday.
Oil pipeline operator works on bypass

ANCHORAGE - The company that operates the trans-Alaska pipeline was working Monday on building a bypass line so the flow of North Slope oil can be restarted despite a leak.
Lawmakers fear state will pay

...if the state will be picking up the tab through tax credits. Sound off on the important issues at Officials from pipeline operator BP Exploration Alaska expect about $100 million in repairs and maintenance due to corrosion of pipeline walls in...
Governor announces hiring freeze

...immediate hiring freeze until we have information regarding the duration of the Prudhoe Bay shutdown," Murkowski said. Pipeline operator BP Exploration (Alaska) announced Sunday it would shut down the Prudhoe Bay field after a leak was found in one...
Lawmaker questions Alyeska employee move

...Thursday that the move seems unjustified, and he wants a public hearing by the House Resources Committee on the pipeline operator's plan. Alyeska, jointly owned by major North Slope energy companies, has said it wants to consolidate office...
Alaskans head to Gulf to help with oil spill

...Seas is a not-for-profit cooperative comprised of 10 oil industry companies, including BP, ConocoPhillips and pipeline operator Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., specializing in oil-spill response. A dozen of its 80 employees are in the Gulf...
Crews working to get Alaska pipeline flowing

...response officials assess whether vapors rising from the oil could be ignited. Michelle Egan, a spokeswoman for pipeline operator Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., said she could not predict when the pipeline might be restarted. "It's going...


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