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Fulmar Gas Line

Fulmar Gas Line
Location
Country United Kingdom
General direction east–west
From Fulmar oilfield
Passes through North Sea
To St Fergus
General information
Type natural gas
Partners Royal Dutch Shell

ExxonMobil
Commissioned 1986
Technical information
Length 290 km (180 mi)
Maximum discharge 4.4 billion m3 per year

The Fulmar Gas Line is a natural gas pipeline which transports natural gas from the central North Sea to St Fergus, Scotland. Originally, the pipeline carried natural gas from Fulmar and Clyde fields. Later also other fields in the Central North Sea, such as Kittiwake, Gannet, Nelson, Anasuria, Curlew, and Triton were connected to the pipeline.[1]

The length of the pipeline is 290 kilometres (180 mi) and diameter is 20 inches (510 mm).[1] It has capacity of 4.4 billion cubic metres (160×10^9 cu ft) wet natural gas per year.[2] The pipeline commenced operation in May 1986. It is owned and operated by Shell U.K. Limited and Esso Exploration and Production UK Limited.[2]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ a b Collins, Alan; Field, Graham. "Shell Expro's Plant Optimisation and Systems Management Project" (PDF). Energy Solutions International. Retrieved 10 November 2009. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ a b "Fulmar Gas Line"(PDF). Shell U.K. Limited. Retrieved 18 November 2009. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
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