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Vol. 16, No. 13 Week of March 27, 2011
Providing coverage of Alaska and northern Canada's oil and gas industry


TAPS already hitting low flow issues

Alyeska president warns that without increased North Slope oil production the pipeline to Valdez runs the risk of a major outage

Alan Bailey & Kristen Nelson

Petroleum News

In February Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. President Tom Barrett told the Alaska House Resources Committee that the trans-Alaska oil pipeline system, known as TAPS, had come close to the brink of a major outage when forced into a winter shutdown following an oil leak in January at pump station one, at....

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