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Dave Haugen papers

Guide to the Dave Haugen papers

Collection number: HMC-1419.
Creator: Haugen, David W.
Title: Dave Haugen papers.
Dates: 1963-1984.
Volume of collection: 4.5 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are entirely in English.
Collection summary: The collection is a culmination of materials collected by David W. Haugen while working on the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS).

Biographical note:
Haugen’s career associated with TAPS began in 1970 as a surveyor. Haugen was then hired by Frank Moolin on behalf of Alyeska Pipeline Service Company in 1974 as a Project Manager for Section 5 of the pipeline. In 1975 Moolin reassigned Haugen to be the Project Manager for Section 2, where Haugen remained until the pipeline’s completion in 1976. From 1977 to 1979, Haugen worked as a Senior Project Manager for Frank Moolin & Associates, Inc. During this time, Haugen testified in the 1978 TAPS Tariff Rates case. From 1979 to 1981, Haugen served as the Project Management Department Manager for Alyeska Pipeline Service Company. During this time Haugen testified in the 1982 FERC Expenditures for the TAPS case.

Collection Description:
The collection includes speeches, presentations, interoffice and out-of-office correspondence, Haugen’s notes and Alyeska files, and organizational materials. It also includes technical reports and documents, testimonies associated with the 1978 and 1982 TAPS cases, and the unpublished manuscript of Edward L. Patton.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by category with each category arranged chronologically.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Copyright to materials authored by Dave Haugen has been transferred to the Archives.

Preferred citation: Dave Haugen papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Related materials: Additional materials in the Archives related to petroleum development in Alaska are listed in our guide to Petroleum and Natural Gas collections.

Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives by David Haugen in 2022.

Processing information: This collection was described by Maicel Fuhriman in 2023.

Container list:

Box Description Dates
1 Speeches and presentations: Moolin Man of the Year speech, construction presentation, TAPS summary, TAPS quality aspects 1974-1976
1 Non-office correspondence: letters to and fron non-Alyeska entities, job position inquiries, job interview paperwork 1970-1977
1 Personal documents: files and notes associated with Alyeska and TAPS, postcards, event invitations resumes, biographical sketch 1971-1977
1 Office correspondence: office memos, office layout diagrams, distribution lists, directories, organizational charts, approval authority lists, office progress reports 1974-1977
1 Technical reports and documents: survey reports, incident reports, proposal documents, facilities reports, construction reports and schedules, cost studies, labor rate reports, engineering progress reports 1963-1983
1 Manuscript of Edward L. Patton, TAPS Construction Lead 1981
1, 2, 5 Manuals and other procedural and standards documents. Manuals: survey, construction, operations, employee, fuel handling and storage, organizational, insurance, hazardous materials, geological and geotechnical, welding, air operations, driveway right of way, safety, and labor. Other: federal and state stipulations, supervisors guide, project agreement, survey specifications, changer control procedures 1967-1979
1, 3, 4 TAPS tariff case testimonies: directly prepared testimonies, rebuttals, responses, and summarizations for the 1978 TAPS tariff case and 1982 FERC expeditures for the TAPS case. Testimonies cover labor, safety, quality, welding, construction, employee turnover, project summaries and agreements, supervisor practices, the effect of federal and state stipulations and other underlying guidelines, and environmental and social impacts 1977-1984


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