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The

Alaska Gasline Development Corporation

is developing a gas transportation and LNG export project in Alaska.

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LNG 101

You can’t see it or smell it. Touching it would be out of the question since its temperature hovers hundreds of degrees below zero Fahrenheit. While liquefied natural gas (LNG) might not sound familiar, millions of people use the non-toxic and non-corrosive gas everyday. Like natural gas, LNG is around 90 percent methane. It also contains smaller proportions of ethane, propane and butane.

The only differences between LNG and the natural gas that most of us use when heating our homes is the way in which the gas is processed. Like steam becomes water when its temperature drops, natural gas becomes LNG at minus 260 degrees Fahrenheit or minus 160 degrees Celsius. The LNG is then stored at normal atmosphere pressure to maintain its state.

Imagine downsizing a boulder to a grain of sand; the process of changing natural gas to LNG reduces the volume by 600 times. The reduced volume of LNG gives producers the flexibility to transport fuel based on market demands rather than being limited by market distance.


Project Map

The Alaska LNG Project is anchored by the Prudhoe Bay and Point Thomson fields. These fields are expected to deliver on average about 3.5 billion cubic feet of gas per day with about 75% from the Prudhoe Bay field and 25% from the Point Thomson field.

Locate a detailed section of your community along the proposed pipeline route on our interactive map.

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