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Arctic Gas Pipeline Project: Alaskan Arctic Gas Pipeline Co. & Canadian Arctic Gas Pipeline Ltd.

Author's April 2, 1976 Arctic Gas Interview: WMUL-TV, Channel 33, Huntington, West Virginia

From 1972-1977, the author, Dave Harbour, served as Director of Public Affairs for Alaskan Arctic Gas Pipeline Company.  Former Alaska Lt. Governor Robert W. Ward (i.e. now deceased) was president of this U.S. component of the Arctic Gas consortium.        Tim BradnerHarbour's counterpart at the sister company, Canadian Arctic Gas Pipeline Ltd. was journalist Earle Gray.  You might enjoy writer Tim Bradner's 1/21/01summary of this history.    (Photo-left, Bradner covers April 2001 meeting of Governor's Alaska Highway Natural Gas Pipeline Policy Council meeting, with former Natural Resources Commissioner, John Shively -i.e. representing Foothills Pipe Lines, Ltd.- in background-r.) -dh

1.  Project Consortium.  Together, these research/operating companies (Alaskan Arctic Gas and Canadian Arctic Gas) collectively represented the "Arctic Gas Project" and were funded by a consortium.  The powerful Arctic Gas consortium, at its zenith, included some of the biggest industry names in the U.S. and Canada.  These included:

  • American gas transmission companies such as: Columbia Gas Transmission Corporation, serving customers in the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.  Michigan Wisconsin Pipe Line Company, whose market areas were Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee and Wisconsin.  Natural Gas Pipe Line Company of America (Subsidiary of Peoples Gas Company-Chicago), serving Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Texas and Wisconsin. Northern Natural Gas Company, with customers in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota.  Pacific Gas & Electric Company, the San Francisco and northern California supplier which participated through a Canadian affiliate.  Pacific Lighting Gas Development Company, an affiliate of Southern California Gas Company, which served customers in central and southern California.  Panhandle Eastern pipe Line Company served markets in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Missouri and Ohio.  Texas Eastern Transmission Corporation delivered gas in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas;
  • and American oil producers: Atlantic Richfield Company; Exxon Company USA; Sohio;
  • and Canadian companies, including: Gulf Oil Canada Limited; Imperial Oil Limited; Shell Canada Limited; TransCanada PipeLines Limited; Union Gas limited; Alberta Natural Gas Company Limited; Canada Development Corporation; Northern and Central Gas Corporation Limited; and The Consumers Gas Company


2.  Map of Competing Projects (Circa 1976).   Arctic Gas is represented by the white line, connecting with Lower 48 pipelines owned or planned by its owner companies; El Paso's LNG project is in orange, offshore;  Alcan's highway route (i.e. now referred often to as 'Foothills', or the Alaska Natural Gas Transportation System {ANGTS}, though an Alaska producer group is also studying this route) is in brown; and the Maple Leaf proposal by Canadian interests for tapping only Mackenzie Delta gas is shown in black. 

3.  The Arctic Gas Project, The El Paso Project, the Alaska Highway Gas Pipeline Project (See this review.)

    (Resource: CBC archives on the Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Inquiry.  It was going to be the biggest private construction project in history. But before a pipeline could be built from the Beaufort Sea to energy-hungry markets in the south, the impact on the North's people, economy, and environment had to be determined. That task was given to Justice Thomas Berger, who embarked on an extraordinary three-year odyssey across the Arctic. His report shocked the government that appointed him, and was heralded by some as "Canada's Native Charter of Rights.") 





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