Brae-Forties Oil Pipeline System

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Pipeline Name is an operating offshore crude oil pipeline system in the North Sea, off the coast of Scotland, United Kingdom.[1][2]


The pipeline system delivers oil from the North Sea onshore to the Forties Oil Pipeline System.[1]

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Project details

  • Operator:
  • Owner: Brae Group[2]
  • Parent company: Marathon Oil; Britoil; Bow Valley Petroleum; British Gas Exploration and Production Limited; Kerr McGee Oil; LL&E Inc; Sovereign Oil and Gas [2]
  • Capacity: 540,000 bpd[2]
  • Length: 117 kilometers[2]
  • Diameter: 30 inches[2]
  • Status: Operating[2]
  • Start year: 1983 (presumed)*[2]
  • Cost:
  • Financing:
  • Associated infrastructure:

*The start year is presumed based on developments of oil fields in the region that connect to the Brae-Forties Oil Pipeline System.

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Asset Data | IJGlobal - Infrastructure Journal and Project Finance Magazine". Retrieved 2022-05-24.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 "Access to Brae Area Oil and Gas Infrastructure" (PDF). Viaro. Retrieved 2022-05-24.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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