Rotterdam Antwerp Pipeline
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- Owner: Total S.A. (50%)
- Current capacity: 575 kb/d
- Length: 102 km / 63.38 miles
- Status: Operating
- Start Year: 1971
Construction plans for the RAPL were approved by the Belgian government in 1968. At the time, the New York Times, referred to the pipeline as "controversial."
The Rotterdam Antwerp Pipeline is a 120 km pipeline between the ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp. As the two biggest ports in Europe, they have a major impact on the European economy. It transports Rotterdam oil to two refineries in Antwerp.
Articles and resources
- Rotterdam Antwerpen Pijpleiding (RAPL) CGE, accessed September 2018
- "Rotterdam Antwerpen Pijpleiding - RAPL". www.rapl.nl. Retrieved 2020-09-18.
- International Energy Agency (2010). "Oil and Gas Security - Belgium 2010" (PDF). economie.fgov.be. Retrieved September 24, 2020.
- Times, Special to The New York (1968-10-14). "Belgium Approves Antwerp Pipeline From Rotterdam; BELGIUM BACKING ANTWERP PIPELINE". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2020-09-24.