Notice of Public Input Hearing.

See Order P-19-015(4), et. al. and attachments. 

The Regulatory Commission of Alaska (Commission) is seeking further input on applications filed by Harvest Alaska, LLC (Harvest Alaska) and BP Pipelines (Alaska) Inc. (BPPA) for approval of the transfer of the following BPPA assets to Harvest Alaska: (1) an indirect 32% interest in PTE Pipeline, LLC; (2) an indirect 50% interest in Milne Point Pipeline, LLC; and (3) Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity No. 311 (authorizing BPPA to own and operate a 48.4410% share of the Trans Alaska Pipeline System pipeline and a 47.5881% share of Valdez Marine Terminal tankage assets).  Dockets P-19-015, P-19-016, and P-19-017 were opened to address the applications.  The Commission received numerous comments regarding the pending applications. The comments both supported the transfer of BPPA assets to Harvest Alaska and expressed concerns with the transfer.  To allow additional comment on the applications, the Commission schedules a public input hearing to convene at 3 p.m. and conclude at 9 p.m. on February 4, 2020, in the East Hearing Room of the Regulatory Commission of Alaska at 701 West Eighth Avenue, Suite 300, Anchorage, Alaska.  An order scheduling the public input hearing and providing additional information regarding the proceedings will be issued before the hearing.

If you would like to call in telephonically, please dial 1-800-315-6338; enter Access Code:  32158# a few minutes before or anytime during the public input hearing.  To ensure we give everyone an opportunity to comment without disrupting the process, please be courteous and wait for your turn.  You will be asked to state your full name for the record.  Until it is your turn to speak, please mute your phone to prevent background noise from disrupting the hearing.  We will try to work your call in as soon as possible.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact W. Garey at (907) 276-6222 or

Individuals or groups of people with disabilities, who require special accommodations, auxiliary aids or service, or alternative communications formats, should contact Valerie Fletcher-Mitchell at (907) 276-6222, toll-free at 1-800-390-2782, or TTY/Alaska Relay:  7-1-1 or TTY (800) 770-8973 , or send a request via electronic mail to   by January 29, 2020.

See RCA Fact Sheet on Tips for Participating in a Consumer Input Hearing (link). 

Date Issued: 1/17/2020