Norpipe Gas Pipeline

Summary Information

  • Source: Ekofisk in the North Sea, Norway
  • Destination: Emden, Germany
  • Ownership: Gassco
  • Website: http://www.gassco.no/
  • Length: 440 kilometres ( miles)
  • Capacity: 44.4 Mscm per day
  • Status: Operating

Details

  • The Norpipe system from the Ekofisk Oil Field in the North Sea to Emden in Germany is 443 kilometres long, has an internal diameter of 36 inches and is divided into three equal sections.

Contractors

  • Emtunga: Pressurised NPD modules Plat. B11

History

  • 1977 - Norpipe began transporting gas from the Norwegian continental shelf to Germany
  • 1985 - The system was tied back to Statpipe Gas Pipeline
  • 2005 - The Gassled joint venture approved a project to reroute the Norpipe gas pipeline so that it bypasses the H7 riser platform

Other Information

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Links

  1. Gassco, Norpipe
  2. Emtunga Europe Offshore Platform References
  3. Norpipe to be rerouted

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