trans-Alaska pipeline

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Noun1.trans-Alaska pipeline - an oil pipeline that runs 800 miles from wells at Prudhoe Bay to the port of Valdeztrans-Alaska pipeline - an oil pipeline that runs 800 miles from wells at Prudhoe Bay to the port of Valdez
AK, Alaska, Last Frontier - a state in northwestern North America; the 49th state admitted to the union; "Alaska is the largest state in the United States"
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In addition to refilling the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, responsible development will help restore growth to Alaskas economy and provide funding that could support education, healthcare, and infrastructure initiatives across the state.
He worked in his family's construction business as a carpenter, laborer and teamster on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.
The initial vote was a 49-49 tie with Vice President Spiro Agnew casting the tie-breaking vote to approve the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act," Riddle says.
A likely reason for the decline in Alaskan production was the closure of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System for 36 hours last week, according to Jenna Delaney, senior energy analyst at Platts Analytics, the forecasting and analytics unit of S&P Global Platts.
He later joined Bechtel and was one of the first sent to Alaska in 1973 to start work on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.
Along the way, Waldman attends Ball Corporation's Can School to learn how corrosive food is preserved, discusses the military's vulnerability to rust with Department of Defense officials, and tracks the movement of a robot that regularly travels the length of the Trans-Alaska pipeline searching for weaknesses.
The company has more than 50 years of experience serving Alaska, and specializes in key military contracts, remote locations, and important state-wide initiatives such as the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System.
These are just the type of dire warnings that were cranked out decades ago when the Trans-Alaska Pipeline was first proposed.
In 1975, construction began on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, which was completed two years later.
The oil companies that are active in Prudhoe Bay, at the origination of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, are also frequent customers.
Across the Arctic, he follows a massive high-tech robot, hunting for rust in the Trans-Alaska pipeline.
His professional career also includes having served as a member of the United States delegation to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), as a prosecutor during the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and, for ten years, on the Anchorage, Alaska Assembly (City Council).

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