Notice of Right-of-Way Amendment Application: Trans-Alaska Pipeline System


The Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources, pursuant to Alaska Statute (AS) 38.35.070, hereby gives notice that Alyeska Pipeline Service Company, as agent for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) lessees, submitted a request to amend the Right-of-Way Lease for the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, ADL 63574, to add approximately 0.8 acres of land near pipeline milepost (PLMP) 67.7.

The purpose of the request is to add lands for installation of a deep anode groundbed to enhance the existing groundbed and corrosion protection of the buried TAPS mainline. The anode groundbed will be composed of an 8-inch diameter drilled angle hole, cased with steel pipe, and will be approximately 300 feet in depth.

Click the links below to view the public notice and amendment application.

Public Notice

Amendment Application


Commissioner's Decision and Amendment of Right-of-Way Lease

Cathodic Protection Field Flood Repairs - PLMP 18.5

Commissioner's Decision

TAPS Right-of-Way Amendment

Project Description


Donlin Gold ROW application public comment period closed

The State Pipeline Coordinator's Office has concluded the public hearings and comment period on the Donlin Gold natural gas pipeline right-of-way lease application. All comments relevant to Alaska Statute 38.35 are being considered and will be addressed in the Commissioner's Analysis and Preliminary Decision.

There will be another opportunity to submit comments on this proposed pipeline project during the Commissioner's Analysis public review period, expected to begin in spring of 2016.

Click here for more information on the Donlin Gold pipeline right-of-way lease application.


SPCO moves offices in January 2015

The SPCO has moved from our downtown offices - the new address is:

State Pipeline Coordinator's Office

3651 Penland Parkway

Anchorage, AK 99508

Please call (907) 269-6403 for more information.


2014 State Pipeline Coordinator's Office Annual Report


The State Pipeline Coordinator's Office produces an annual report that includes a comprehensive overview of the agency, summaries of pipeline operator reports and an extensive review of each section's activities during the previous year. Click here to view the 2014 SPCO Annual Report.

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