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TAPS owners take series of setbacks in court

...several hundred millions of dollars of investments in TAPS pump station upgrades, although the ruling will be contested and...Cintron agreed with the state and Tesoro that the pipeline pump station upgrade project had not been managed well, and the...
Flint Hills closure puts fuel market in flux

...warming the oil itself by recirculating crude at Pump Stations 7 and 9, and will soon add new capabilities to add heat at Pump Station 5, she said.The returned oil to TAPS from Flint Hills is of less benefit to Alyeska in any event because Flint Hills...
Alyeska looks at new ways to keep TAPS oil flowing

...falling. "We receive oil at 105 degrees (at TAPS' pump station No. 1) but because half of the pipeline is built boost temperatures 8 degrees to 10 degrees at each pump station where it is done. The pipeline also benefits from warm...
CES begins strategic planning meetings

...water capabilities did not improve. Fire insurance rates would have increased by 41 percent. CES added a tanker and a pump station on Oliver Road in Sterling, and during the next inspection the office gave a rating of six, thereby lowering taxes...
Three spills spoil Alyeska pipeline restart

...shutdown, Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. reopened the pipeline at 4 a.m. Sunday. Oil spilled at Pump Station 3, Pump Station 4 and Pump Station 5 on the northern fringe of Alaska in the Brooks Range. The spill happened after a routine maintenance...
Trans-Alaska pipeline shifts, moving anchors

...anchors that sit atop vertical supports. The pipeline remains intact and no oil was spilled. The shift occurred near Pump Station Five, just south of the Brooks Range, along an above-ground section of the line. It's not known exactly when...
Alyeska terminal closed to visitors this summer

...pipeline since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Public access to the North Slope has been restricted and public access to pump station 7 in Delta Junction is closed. Ranger said the decision to restrict access to the terminal is consistent among other...

...river. He was a screaming and a carrying on as these huge bugs began pumping blood out of him faster than a pipe line pump station. We fired a couple warning shots over their heads but they wouldn't stop 'til we attacked them with tree limbs and...
Legislature opens hearings on oil tax

...Trans-Alaska Pipeline System throughput. Butcher told the legislators that a recent four-day shutdown of TAPS due to a pump station pipe leak was a wake-up call as to the problems of low throughput through the pipeline. "At low throughput levels...
Conoco profits prompt rush to the bully pulpit

...production was likely depressed by an extended Trans-Alaska Pipeline System shutdown in early January due to a pipe leak at pump station 1. Production averaged 230,000 barrels per day in 2010. In their press conference, French and Gara said the major...


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