Trans Alaska Pipeline System

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Summary Information

  • Source: North Slope, Alaska
  • Destination: Valdez, Prince William Sound, Alaska, USA
  • Ownership:
  • Website:
  • Length: kilometres (800 miles)
  • Capacity: barrels of oil per day
  • Crude Type:

Brief Description

  • TAPS transports crude oil from the oil fields on Alaska’s North Slope across 800 miles of tundra, rugged mountains and rivers to Valdez on the shores of Alaska’s Prince William Sound.

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Pipeline Status

  • In operation


  • 2000 - Phillips acquires a 22.3% interest from BP
  • 2004 - Flint Hills Resources acquires 3.0845% from Williams
  • 2004 - SNC-Lavalin Awarded Services Contract For the Strategic Reconfiguration Project

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  1. BP Amoco and ARCO Agree To Sell Alaska Businesses For $7 Billion
  2. SNC-Lavalin Awarded Services Contract For Work On The Trans Alaska Pipeline System
  3. Williams Completes Sale of Alaska Holdings to Three Companies

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