Report to the President on the construction of the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System

This report provides a brief history and review of the proposed Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System. It also discusses five main issues and presents recommendations. (It does not cover technical aspects of construction as alluded to in the title.) Bayer believes the reasons for the special stat...

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Alternate Title:Report on the construction of the Alaska Gas Transportation System
Main Author: Bayer, Michael J.
Corporate Author: Office of the Federal Inspector (OFI)
Corporate Contributor(s):United States. President (1989-1993 : Bush)
Document Type: Report Governmental finding
Publisher:Office of the Federal Inspector (OFI)
Date:January 14, 1992
Bills/Acts; Orders; Treaties:Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Act of 1976 (ANGTA)

Agreement Between the United States of America and Canada on Principles Applicable to a Northern Natural Gas Pipeline
Addressee / Recipient:Bush, George Herbert Walker
Sponsor / Funder:United States. President (1989-1993 : Bush)
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  • Introduction
  • Background and history
  • Current issues. The Prudhoe Bay producers have long-term plans to use the natural gas to enhance oil recovery
  • There is far more natural gas in Canada readily available to U.S. markets than previously thought
  • The marketplace will not support ANGTS in the foreseeable future
  • ANGTS faces competition for North Slope gas from another natural gas project
  • The ANGTS special legal status is an anachronism
  • Conclusions
  • Recommendations
  • Discussion
  • Appendices: [Four maps]
  • Comparision of capital costs for Prudhoe Bay gas
  • [Letter to James D. Watkins from Lodwrick M. Cook (Chairman of ARCO), July 23, 1991]
  • [U.S. and Canadian institutional outlines of laws, agreements, plans, orders, regulations, and programs].