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Trans-Alaskan Pipeline Private Industry’s Most Expensive Undertaking
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Summary ± History ± Original Proposals ± Political/Environmental Battles ± Final Design ± Economic Impact ± Future Pipelines
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World History of Oil ± Oil use documented for more than 5000 years ± 1859-First oil well drilled in Pennsylvania ± 1930s-Texas and Saudi Arabia Oil Fields ± 1946-Oil becomes world’s most popular energy source ± 1960-OPEC formed
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Oil in Alaska ± 1968-Announcement of Prudhoe Bay petroleum discoveries ± Prudhoe Bay- largest oil field in the US, total production+reserves=10+ billion barrels ± Took 10 years to bring to market, could have taken 4, costs of nearly $8 billion, almost twice as much when you add in costs of financing and developing oil field
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Original Proposals ± Submarine ± Rail ± Tanker Transport ± Pipelines ² Prudhoe Bay – Valdez ² Prudhoe Bay – existing Canadian pipelines
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Final Route
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Political, Social and Environmental Battles ± 1970- National Environmental Policy Act ±
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course CIVIL 1.00 taught by Professor Georgekocur during the Spring '05 term at MIT.

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