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31/05/1977 TO DELETE

The Trans-Alaska Pipeline System includes the trans-Alaska crude-oil pipeline, 11 pump stations, several hundred miles of feeder pipelines, and the Valdez Marine Terminal. The pipeline was built between 1974 and 1977 after the 1973 oil crisis caused a sharp rise in oil prices in the United States.


  • Essentials 

  • Origins 

  • Forming Alyeska 

  • Opposition 

  • Legal issues and politics 

  • Construction 

  • Impact 

  • Technical details 

  • Maintenance 

  • Incidents 

  • Future of the pipeline