Alaska Delegation to Fete ‘Pipeline Pioneers’

Posted October 19, 2015 at 3:11pm

The energy lobby will attempt to stoke warm and fuzzy feelings Tuesday about The El Dorado of the North by hosting a screening of “Pipeline Pioneers,” a series of short films chronicling the iconic Trans-Alaska Pipeline.  

The series of short films were produced by a pro-exploratory consortium composed of Arctic for All, the Alaska Support Industry Alliance and Consumer Energy Alliance, a trio that’s been leaning on President Barack Obama — and will presumably attempt to sway whomever moves into 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. next fall — to allow construction of the polarizing Keystone XL project.

Per organizers, Alaska Republicans Lisa Murkowski, Dan Sullivan and Don Young are all scheduled to say a few words in conjunction with the presentation.  

A reception sponsored by the Association of Oil Pipelines is scheduled to get underway in Dirksen 366 at 5:30 p.m., while the flicks are expected to hit the screen around 6:30 p.m.  

Congressional staff interested in participating should reserve tickets via Eventbrite .  

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