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"Piglets" explore, inspect Terminal piping
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What do pipeline people accustomed to inspecting 48-inch diameter TAPS pipe use when they have to thoroughly inspect two-, four- and six-inch diameter piping? A parade of piglets, of course! » Story

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Pipeline People

Melody Shangin
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NBC News Learn recently spotlighted Melody and her work to inspire America's -- and Alaska's -- future engineers!
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Pipeline Facts:

Telluric currents caused by the same phenomenon that generates the Northern Lights can be picked up by the pipeline and zinc/magnesium anodes. The anodes act like grounding rods to safety return these currents to the earth reducing the risk of damage to the pipeline.

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Pipeline Reliability

June 2019 Reliability Factor

Reliability Factor for Jun 2019

99.31%

Reliability Factor for year 2019

99.89%

There was one proration during June that impacted the reliability factor.

There were 100,731 deferred barrels during June that impacted the reliability factor.

TAPS Throughput

June throughput: 14,425,896 BBLS*
Average: 480,863 BPD**

Year 2019: 91,916,544 BBLS*
Average: 507,826 BPD**

*BBLS (barrels) = 42 Gallons
**BPD = Barrels Per Day

For more information about the amount of crude oil that has been transported through TAPS, click here.

For information on reporting a pipeline emergency, click here.

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