TAPS construction required innovations
Permafrost was first challenge for line; Denali Fault section, designed to move vertically and laterally, withstood 2002 quake
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Construction of the trans-Alaska pipeline system, TAPS, was an engineering and technical marvel, but it was also a challenge where oil companies and pipeline builders had to learn fast, adapting as they went.
Pipeline engineers understood how to build across central Texas or in Nebraska, but they di....
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Pipeliners were fast learners
Denali Fault and the 2002 quake
Mile 200 incident
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