Vesterled Gas Pipeline

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Summary Information

  • Source: Heimdal Gas Field in the North Sea, Norway
  • Destination: St Fergus in the UK
  • Ownership: Gassco
  • Website:
  • Length: kilometres ( miles)
  • Capacity: per day
  • Status: Operating


  • The Vesterled system runs from the Heimdal Gas Field platform in the North Sea to St Fergus in the UK, is 361 kilometres long overall and has an internal diameter of 32 inches.
  • It serves the Fuka St Fergus Gas Processing Terminal
  • A 38-kilometre pipeline which became operational on1 October 2001 links Heimdal Riser with the Frigg Norwegian Pipeline (FNP). The tie-in point is about 54 kilometres downstream of the Friggfield


  • Saipem: Pipeline Installation


  • 1977 - The FNP was completed
  • 1978 - The FNP became operational
  • 2005 - The pipeline was rerouted following the closure of the Frigg Gas Field

Other Information

  • Part of the pipeline was originally connecting the Frigg Gas Field to St Fergus


  1. Gassco, Vesterled
  2. Saipem Europe Pipeline References
  3. Vesterled successfully rerouted

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