Trans-Alaska Pipeline alongside the Dalton Highway and the Kobuk River south of the Brooks Range


The Bureau of Land Management Branch of Pipeline Monitoring (BLM/BPM) oversees the Federal Agreement and Grant of Right of Way for the 800-mile Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, ensuring compliance with the Grant, state and federal laws, regulations, and industry accepted codes and standards. The BLM/BPM accomplishes its work through design review, field inspections and participation in emergency response exercises to verify adherence to sound engineering principles; compliance with terms of the Grant, current codes and standards; adequacy of emergency response procedures and proficiency of using response equipment.  The BLM also works within a consortium of federal and state agencies, known as the Joint Pipeline Office, to monitor environmental protection, pipeline system integrity, public and worker safety, and to ensure regulatory compliance. The BLM Branch of Pipeline Monitoring is located in Anchorage, with offices in Valdez and Fairbanks.

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BLM-Alaska Branch of Pipeline Monitoring hosts a toll-free hotline for people to anonymously report employee concerns. Names of callers are kept confidential to the maximum extent provided by law. BLM staff are not given this information unless it is needed to resolve the issue and the caller gives permission for its release.


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Michelle Egan
Corporate Communications Director