Oseberg Transport System

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Oseberg Transport System is an oil pipeline system in western Norway.

Location

The Oseberg Transport System is a pipeline system in western Norway that runs from Oseberg oil field to Sture terminal.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Petoro AS (48.38%), Norsk Hydro ASA (22.24%), Equinor ASA (14%), Total S.A. (8.65%), ExxonMobil (4.33%), and ConocoPhillips (2.4%)
  • Current capacity: 765,000 bpd
  • Length: 115 km / 71 mi
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1988

Background

The system is 115 km (71 mi) long and runs from Oseberg, Veslefrikk, Brage, Frøy and Lille-Frigg to Sture terminal, located 65 kilometres (40 mi) north of Bergen, Norway. The operation of the pipeline was commenced in 1988. Total investment in the pipeline construction was about 9.8 billion NOK. The pipeline is placed in a tunnel close to the coast line. The tunnel is 2.3 kilometres (1.4 mi) long and its opening is at depth of 80 metres (260 ft). The pipeline diameter is 28 inches (710 mm). The capacity of OTS is 765,000 barrels per day (121,600 m3/d). Operating life is expected to be nearly 40 years. Owners include, Petoro AS (48.38%), Norsk Hydro ASA (22.24%), Equinor ASA (14%), Total S.A. (8.65%), ExxonMobil (4.33%), and ConocoPhillips (2.4%).

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Wikipedia also has an article on the Oseberg Transport System ([1]). This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License].