New projects on the North Slope, such as Pikka, could ensure that the Trans Alaska Pipeline System rarely drops below half capacity for the foreseeable future.
The industry group is honoring Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, a rising star in its ranks, a retiring executive of Hilcorp, and NANA Management Services.
After a hiatus for COVID-19, observation tours resumed during annual oil spill training by fishing vessels.
Public policy issues that threaten to decrease oil production alarm us, because we go to work every day with the simple goal of making sure Alaskans benefit from our stewardship of safely operating the line.
The pipeline is still in fundamentally sound shape and has a few maintenance properties that would be remarkable if it was an old car: the pipeline requires a smaller maintenance staff to keep it running than it used to, and it’s gotten safer and less leaky as it has aged.
The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council has recently been working with regional partners to deploy two new weather buoys in Port Valdez.