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Alaska Oil Arrives #253409

CBS Evening News for Friday, Jul 29, 1977
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(Studio) Oil from AK's north slope arrives in Valdez.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(Valdez, AK) Celebrations in places like the Pipeline Club and the Sheffield House noted. Problems along line since flow started noted. Tanker capts. have practiced negotiating Valdez Harbor. In Anchorage, Mrs. Jean Mahoney wins church lottery by guessing almost exact time oil would reach terminus.
REPORTER: Terry Drinkwater

(Studio) Plans for Alaska natural gas pipeline moves forward as 8 companies say they'll consolidate with ALCAN project. Gas line needs approval of United States and Canadian govts.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

Drinkwater, Terry;
Mudd, Roger

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