Europipe II Gas Pipeline

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Europipe II Gas Pipeline is a natural gas pipeline from Norway to Germany.[1]


The pipeline transports gas from the Kårstø processing complex north of Stavanger, Norway to the receiving facilities at Dornum in northern Germany.[1][2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Gassco[3]
  • Owner: Gassled
  • Parent: Petoro (46.7%), Partners Group (26.32%), HitecVision (15.55%) Allianz (6.43), Equinor (5%)
  • Current capacity: 71 mill.Sm3/d[4]
  • Length: 660 kilometers[4]
  • Diameter: 42 inches
  • Status: Operating[5]
  • Start Year: 1999[4]


The Europipe II gas pipeline became operational in 1995 and measures 658 kilometers in length and 42 inches in diameter, with a capacity of 21 bcm/year. The pipeline connects gas from Norway's gas fields to Germany and continental Europe.[6] The owner of both the Europipe I and II gas pipelines is Gassled, a joint venture which owns the great bulk of the gas transport infrastructure on the NCS.[7]

The pipeline is a part of the SciGrid IGG data set as INET_PL_174.[8]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Europipe II, Gassco, accessed March, 2017
  2. Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (October 2, 2019). "Open data". Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. Retrieved October 13, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. "Europipe". Retrieved 2021-09-17.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 "Gas pipelines on the Norwegian continental shelf (Download: 72_Gassrørledninger_tabell_250220)". Norwegian Petroleum. March 19, 2020. Retrieved October 13, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy; Gassco AS (March 3, 2020). "Gas pipelines on the Norwegian continental shelf". Norwegian Petroleum. Retrieved March 19, 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. David Long, Geoff Moore, Gay Wenban-Smith,Gas Trading Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to the Gas Markets, Business & Economics, 2001
  7. Oil and Gas Fields in Norway: Industrial Heritage Plan, Norsk Oljemuseum, accessed March, 2018
  8. Diettrich, Pluta, Medrjoubi (July 23, 2020). "The combined IGG gas transmission network data set". DLR Institute for Networked Energy Systems. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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