Noordgastransport Gas Pipeline (NOGAT)

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Noordgastransport Gas Pipeline (NOGAT) is an operating natural gas pipeline.[1]


The pipeline runs from the Dutch continental shelf in the North Sea to Den Helder, North Holland.

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Project Details

  • Operator: GDF Suez
  • Parent Company: Engie 48.3%; Energie Beheer Nederland B.V. 40%; Total S.A. 5%; Venture Production 1.8%
  • Current capacity: 5.5 billion cubic meters per year
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 164 miles / 264 kilometers
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1992


NOGAT (Northern Offshore Gas Transport) is a natural gas pipeline system which connects the Dutch continental shelf with an onshore gas plant and terminal at Den Helder, the Netherlands. The system has been operational since 1992.[2] The Danish continental shelf pipeline system is connected to the NOGAT through the Tyra West – F3 pipeline and the German continental shelf pipeline system is connected to the NOGAT through A6-F3 pipeline.[3][4]

NOGAT is owned by NOGAT BV, in which the 45% interest is held by Energie Beheer Nederland B.V. (EBN), a Dutch state-owned company, 48.3% is owned by GDF Suez, 5% by Total S.A. and 1.8% by Venture Production.[4][5][6] The pipeline was originally operated by Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij BV (NAM), but after acquiring the NAM's stake in the pipeline, GDF Suez took over the operator's function.[5][6]

Articles and resources


  1. NOGAT Pipeline System, Wikipedia, accessed April 2018
  2. "Lundin sells Nogat stake". Upstream Online. NHST Media Group. 2009-06-23. Retrieved 2009-09-20.
  3. "Direct Gas Exports From Denmark to the Netherlands Begin, Via New pipeline". OilVoice. 2004-07-26. Retrieved 2009-09-20.
  4. 4.0 4.1 GDF Suez (2008-09-05). "NAM and GDF SUEZ commence exclusive negotiations for a package of assets on the Dutch Continental Shelf". Press release. Retrieved on 2009-09-20.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Venture Production acquires shares in NOGAT B.V." Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine. 2009-06-24. Retrieved 2009-09-20.
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Venture Production Announces Acquisition of Shares in NOGAT B.V." OilVoice. 2009-06-23. Retrieved 2009-09-20.

Related articles

Natural Gas Pipelines in Europe

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