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45 YEARS OF MEMORIES & MILEPOSTS: TAPS IN HISTORY

1977: June 20, TAPS start-up

“We have oil in!!!!!!!”

This Memories & Mileposts video captures the excitement of June 20, 1977, the historic day that the Trans Alaska Pipeline System began moving oil from Pump Station 1, and the celebration that the moment inspired across the TAPS route, Alaska, and the world. #TAPSPride

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1980: Yukon River bridge (video) — coming soon

1981: Kuparuk River unit comes online

1983: A bird’s-eye view of the Valdez Marine Terminal

1990: Oil Pollution Act: The Global Standard for Oil Spill Prevention and Response