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Low pressure liquid pipelines in the North Slope, Greater Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Low pressure liquid pipelines in the North Slope, Greater Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

hearing before the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, House of Representatives, One Hundred Ninth Congress, second session, September 13, 2006

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum pipelines -- Alaska -- Prudhoe Bay -- Safety measures,
  • Petroleum pipelines -- Safety regulations -- Alaska -- Prudhoe Bay,
  • Petroleum pipelines -- Environmental aspects -- Alaska -- Prudhoe Bay,
  • Pipelines -- Corrosion -- Alaska -- Prevention

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 140 p. :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17215557M
    ISBN 100160779650
    ISBN 109780160779657

    The pipeline project involved s workers from through OVERVIEW: The mile-long Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) is one of the world's largest pipeline systems, an engineering icon that was the biggest privately funded construction project when constructed in the ing in Prudhoe Bay on Alaska's North Slope, TAPS .   However, permafrost in Prudhoe Bay, which is located on the Alaska North Slope region above the Arctic Circle, from the area near the tundra’s surface to the depths far below it, has warmed.

    With a coastline running miles along the Arctic Ocean, the North Slope Borough is bigger than Kansas. But it remains one of America’s most . The Alaska gas pipeline is a joint project of TransCanada Corp. and ExxonMobil Corp. to develop a natural gas pipeline under the AGIA, a.k.a. the Alaska Gas Inducement Act, adopted by Alaska Legislature in The project originally proposed two options during its open season offering over a three-month period from April 30 to J An 'open season' in layman's .

    8. Prudhoe Bay facilities have room for oil, but gas production is at capacity limits and water handling is at or approaching capacity limits in all facilities. 9. Pipeline capacity for Alpine is full; Kuparuk, Milne Pt, Northstar, and Lisburne/ Pt. Mac are nearly full; and Badami, Endicott, and Prudhoe Bay have pipeline capacity available. Annual Weather Averages Near Prudhoe Bay. Averages are for Deadhorse Airport, which is 5 miles from Prudhoe Bay. Based on weather reports collected during –


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Low pressure liquid pipelines in the North Slope, Greater Prudhoe Bay, Alaska by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Congress. House. Committee on Transportation and. Low pressure liquid pipelines in the North Slope, Greater Prudhoe Bay, Alaska: hearing before the Distributed to some depository libraries in microfiche. Shipping list no. unavailable. "" Includes bibliographical references.

Also. The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) is an oil transportation system spanning Alaska, including the trans-Alaska crude-oil pipeline, 11 pump stations, several hundred miles of feeder pipelines, and the Valdez Marine 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 Country: Alaska, United States. Oil-industry infrastructure covers thousands of acres of Alaska's North Slope with wells, gravel roads, air strips, gravel pads, equipment-storage sites, and more.

The Prudhoe Bay oil fields and the Trans-Alaska Pipeline system cause about oil and toxic chemical spills annually on the North Slope.

Trans-Alaska Pipeline, pipeline that connects the oil fields of Prudhoe Bay in northern Alaska, U.S., with the harbour at Valdez, miles (1, km) to the south.

The discovery of oil on Alaska’s North Slope in spurred the creation of a safe and efficient way to bring those reserves to. Alaska Gas Pipeline Projects - projects active within the timeframe of this research. by Betty Galbraith. 8/31/08 ** This is a tool to sort out the Alaska Prudhoe Bay natural gas pipeline proposals, and to allow quick elimination of non-related proposals from the research project.

It does not purport to be complete. Alaska North Slope LNG Project. There is a lot of pressure to access Alaska’s oil reserves. The state provides 17% of the United States crude oil supply and supports close to 80% of government funding in Alaska.

Oil interests in Alaska peaked when in oil was found at Prudhoe Bay in the North Slope in northern Alaska. The $ billion sale includes BP's stakes in the Trans Alaska Pipeline and the Prudhoe Bay oil field, one of the nation's largest and once its most productive oil field, which BP currently operates.

Oil began flowing down the trans-Alaska pipeline intransforming Alaska into a wealthy state. But if it wasn't for one man, the Prudhoe Bay. The goal was to carry crude oil from the Prudhoe Bay oil field off the North Slope of Alaska to the port of Valdez, 1, kilometers to the south.

That meant building a pipeline over three mountain ranges and across 13 rivers-and doing it in one of harshest climates on Earth, with winter temperatures dropping to minus 60 degrees Celsius. ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company (one of the major owners of North Slope reserves with the largest working interest (%) at Prudhoe Bay and the largest lease holder of discovered gas resources in Alaska) will supply natural gas to a new liquefaction plant at Prudhoe Bay to be built and owned by Polar LNG, LLC an affiliate of.

Liquid Oil Piping/Pipeline Jurisdictional Tool. 0 3 6 9 12 Miles. Liberty Prospect DEADHORSE. r) Greater Prudhoe Bay NGL Lisburne Oil Sales. North Slope Oil Fields - East. B E A U F O R T S E A. Prepared for EPA, Reg Emergency Response Unit by Ecology and Environment, Inc., START-IV Contract, March Today, using new technologies, we have increased that estimate to more than 60 percent.

ConocoPhillips owns percent of the Prudhoe Bay Unit and 29 percent of the trans-Alaska pipeline, which transports North Slope oil to Valdez for delivery, mostly to West Coast markets.

The Prudhoe Bay Field has more than active oil-producing wells. Prudhoe Bay / ˈ p r uː d oʊ / or Sagavanirktok is a census-designated place (CDP) located in North Slope Borough in the U.S.

state of of the census, the population of the CDP was 2, people, up from just 5 residents in ; however, at any given time, several thousand transient workers support the Prudhoe Bay oil airport, lodging, and general.

pipeline, used for fuel on the North Slope, or routed to some other purpose, remains open. Resolution of this issue depends upon a whole array of decisions, including pressure and temperature specifications for operation of both the gas and oil pipelines, the amount of co 2 permitted in the gas.

BP (BP Pipelines Alaska Inc. effective 7/1/) began working in Alaska instarted drilling at the massive Prudhoe Bay oil field inand helping to build the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System in the mids. The company operates the entire Greater Prudhoe Bay area, which consists of the Prudhoe Bay field and a number of smaller fields.

A wet day is one with at least inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Prudhoe Bay varies throughout the year. The wetter season lasts months, from June 22 to Septem with a greater than 12% chance of a given day being a wet day.

The chance of a wet day peaks at 22% on August The drier season lasts months, from. The Prudhoe Bay oil spill ( Alaskan oil spill) was an oil spill that was discovered on March 2, at a pipeline owned by BP Exploration, Alaska (BPXA) in western Prudhoe Bay, l estimates of the five-day leak said that up toUS gallons (6, bbl) were spilled over acres (7, m 2), making it the largest oil spill on Alaska's north slope to date.

The road was constructed for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and goes from the town of Deadhorse on Prudhoe Bay, all the way to Fairbanks. A road trip on the Dalton highway can take you to the majestic Yukon River region, while the Deadhorse area is home to herds of caribou, swans, eagles, polar bears, and the beautiful white arctic fox.

Even if you've never heard of Prudhoe Bay, most people have heard of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline--which is truly an engineering marvel. Since the Arctic Ocean at Prudhoe Bay is ice-free for only six weeks out of the year, the pipeline was built to move North Slope oil from Pump Station No.

1 at Prudhoe Bay to an ice-free port terminal at Valdez, Alaska, miles to the. liquid pipeline hydraulics Download liquid pipeline hydraulics or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get liquid pipeline hydraulics book now.

This site is like a library, Use search box in .Deadhorse is an unincorporated community located within the CDP of Prudhoe Bay in North Slope Borough, Alaska, United States, along the North Slope near the Arctic town consists mainly of facilities for the workers and companies that operate at the nearby Prudhoe Bay Oil rse is accessible via the Dalton Highway from Fairbanks, mi ( .This document provides the basis for the design of the Eastern North Slope Oil Pipeline supporting the Pipeline Right-of-Way Lease Application.

Background The Eastern North Slope Oil Pipeline Right-of-Way ends near Pump Station 1. Its start point is located approximately forty-five (45) miles east of the Prudhoe Bay field.