Valdez terminal piping gets close look
Inspectors look for corrosion in overwater lines that deliver huge volumes of Alaska North Slope crude oil to berthed tankers
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The operator of the tanker terminal at Valdez is conducting corrosion inspections on oil pipes that pose a potentially high spill risk.
The piping is mounted on causeways, which lead to the berths where tankers load. Because the pipes are suspended above water, and carry huge volumes of crude oil to....
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