Europipe I Gas Pipeline

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Europipe I Gas Pipeline is a natural gas pipeline from the North Sea to Germany.[1]

Project Details

  • Operator: Gassco[2]
  • Owner: Gassled
  • Parent: Petoro (46.7%), Partners Group (26.32%), HitecVision (15.55%) Allianz (6.43), Equinor (5%)
  • Current capacity:13 bcm/year
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 620 kilometers[2]
  • Diameter: 40 inches
  • Status: Operating[2]
  • Start Year: 1995[2]


The pipeline runs from the North Sea to Dornum on the German coast.[3]

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The feasibility study of the pipeline's project was conducted in 1990.[4] On April 20, 1993, an agreement between Norway and Germany was concluded on the construction of Europipe I.[4] The pipeline became operational in 1995.[5] The Europipe I gas pipeline runs from the Draupner E riser platform in the North Sea to a receiving terminal at Dornum on the German coast. With an internal diameter of 40 inches, it is 620 kilometres long.[4] The pipeline has a reported capacity of 13 bcm/year[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 David Long, Geoff Moore, Gay Wenban-Smith,Gas Trading Manual: A Comprehensive Guide to the Gas Markets, Business & Economics, 2001
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Europipe". Retrieved 2021-09-17.
  3. Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (October 2, 2019). "Open data". Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. Retrieved October 13, 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Henning Gran,The Industrial Green Game. 1997. Pp. 154–164., National Academies Press, 1997
  5. Europipe, Gassco, accessed March, 2017

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