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Headline Story

Brigham McCown named new president of Alyeska Pipeline
» Brigham McCown named new president of Alyeska Pipeline

Brigham A. McCown will become the next president of Alyeska Pipeline Service Company in January 2020. McCown is the second company president hired as an Alyeska employee following Vice Admiral Thomas Barrett, USCG (Ret.), who was brought on in January 2011 and is retiring. » Story


Pipeline People

Rita Heidkamp
» Rita Heidkamp

As TAPS Shutdown Coordinator, Rita has been the recognized face and voice of TAPS shutdowns for 10-plus years. Over that span, she’s been on the frontlines of some of the most successful, significant and challenging shutdowns.
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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

December 2019 Reliability Factor

Reliability Factor for Dec 2019


Reliability Factor for year 2019


There were 0 prorations during December that impacted the reliability factor.

There were 0 deferred barrels during December that impacted the reliability factor.

TAPS Throughput

December throughput: 15,839,739 BBLS*
Average: 510,959 BPD**

Year 2019: 178,983,638 BBLS*
Average: 490,366 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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