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Trans Alaska Pipeline, RGV 32

Location
TAPS, RGV 32. The location is about 35 miles south of Pump Station 4 at TAPS mile 178.7, south of Atigun Pass.
Time/Date of Incident
Alyeska Pipeline Service Company (APSC) discovered the spill at 8:20 AM and reported the spill to the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC) at the Joint Pipeline Office at approximately 9:10 AM, January 9, 2007.
Spill Number
07399900901
Product/Quantity
Alyeska Pipeline Service Company (APSC) reported that approximately 400-500 gallons of crude oil spilled from the Trans Alaska Pipeline (TAPS) at Remote Gate Valve (RGV) 32.
Cause
A loose valve on a 2” threaded o-ring (TOR).

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January 9, 2007

January 10, 2007