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 most daunting task ahead of AGDC is bringing investors on board and proving to the legislature that the pipeline is economically viable.
The Alaska Gasline Development Corporation continues answering questions and providing additional information to federal regulators, submitting on March 1 the first of six batches of information it is scheduled to submit through September.
The US Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) signed a joint record of decision for the Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement.
The gasline is a vital component of Alaska’s future and has the ability to transform our economy.