Rendering courtesy of Alaska Gasline Development Corp. BP, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, TransCanada and the State of Alaska are working together to progress the Alaska LNG project, shown here in a conceptual rendering. Rendering courtesy of Alaska Gasline Development Corp. The 800-mile pipeline would eventually deliver up to 3.5 billion cubic feet of gas per day. At peak of construction, the project is expected to create some 15,000 jobs, with 1,000 expected for pipeline operations. Design and engineering of a major new pipeline to deliver natural gas from Alaska’s North Slope to Alaskans and the export market is set to begin following
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.