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.
Commissioner's Analysis and Proposed Decision:
TAPS Lease Amendment - Milepost 18.5 Flood Repairs
The Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources received an application from Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. to amend the TAPS right-of-way lease. The purpose of the request is to re-establish the original bank in the westernmost side channel of the Sagavanirktok River by installing a series of low-profile rock sills that will extend into the channel from the existing bank line.
In accordance with Alaska Statute 38.35.080, the Commissioner has prepared an analysis of the application and a proposed decision. The public is invited to comment on the Analysis and Proposed Decision. All comments must be submitted in writing to the State Pipeline Coordinator's Office (SPCO) before 5:00 p.m. on November 7, 2014. Click the links below to view the full public notice and proposed decision.
Notice of Public Hearings: Donlin Gold Natural Gas Pipeline
The Commissioner of the Department of Natural Resources received an application, dated April 9, 2014, from Donlin Gold, LLC for a pipeline right-of-way lease under Alaska Statute 38.35 (Right-of-Way Leasing Act) for the proposed Donlin Gold Natural Gas Pipeline Project. The public notice of the application was published in accordance with AS 38.35.070 on May 14, 2014.
The public was invited to comment on the application and the SPCO received several requests for public hearings. In response to those requests, the SPCO will hold hearings at the following locations.
- Bethel Cultural Center: October 13, 2014, 6:30-8:30pm
- McGrath Captain Snow Center: October 14, 2014, 7:00-9:00pm
- Anchorage Loussac Library: October 15, 2014, 5:30-7:30pm
- Tyonek Tribal Center: October 16, 2014, 1:00-3:00pm
- Skwentna Roadhouse: January 21, 2015, 11:00am–1:00pm
All comments from the hearings must be submitted in writing to the SPCO before 5:00 p.m. on January 28, 2015.