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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The dad of four left Scotland to work on the Alaska pipeline in 1974 after divorcing wife Mary.
The Trans Alaska Pipeline System, since its completion, has served as an economic artery for the state, with oil and gas building our industries and our communities.
Signature projects include the Hoover Dam, the Alaska Pipeline, the Kennedy Space Center and the Grand Coulee Dam.
Issuance of the strenuously litigated Alaska pipeline permit was supported by the administration.
American Experience: The Alaska Pipeline http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/ amex/pipeline.
Sydney, Australia, Aug 15, 2011 - (ABN Newswire) - Buccaneer Energy Limited (ASX:BCC) (PINK:BCGYF) is pleased to advise that it has executed a gas sales contract with Alaska Pipeline Company ("APC"), APC and ENSTAR Natural Gas Company ("ENSTAR") are both wholly owned subsidiaries of SEMCO Energy, Inc.
The Alaska pipeline has about 1.5 million barrels of unused capacity a day, and environmental attorneys like Brendan Cummings of the Center for Biological Diversity can boast that the pipeline is ''past its expiration date.'' Americans who want to import less oil from abroad should understand how close Washington is to closing off Alaskan oil drilling.
The economics make the Alaska pipeline a difficult project, said Mark Gilman, an analyst at the Benchmark in New York.
When asked on KWHL's 'The Bob and Mark show' on Friday if she and a 20-year-old Alaska pipeline worker are an item as rumoured, she replied, "Are you guys getting personal with me, really?"
Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, a company that manages designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining the Trans Alaska Pipeline System, is expected to restart the pipeline by close of January 17, 2011.
Money-grabbing speculators have been accused of using the accident at the 800-mile Trans Alaska Pipeline as a reason to force up prices that were beginning to come down.
The Trans Alaska Pipeline was shut down on Saturday with no indication of when it would reopen after a leak discovered at Prudhoe Bay, forcing oil companies to cut output to 5 percent of their daily average of 630,000 barrels.

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