Scottish Area Gas Evacuation Pipeline

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Scottish Area Gas Evacuation Pipeline, also known as the SAGE Pipeline or the Beryl Field–St. Fergus Gas Pipeline, is a gas pipeline off the coast of Scotland.[1]


The Scottish Area Gas Evacuation Pipeline is a gas pipeline off the coast of Scotland. It runs from Beryl and East Brae platforms to the St Fergus gas processing plant.[1]

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  • Length: 323 km / 200 miles
  • Diameter: 30 inches[2]
  • Status: Operating
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The SAGE system transports gas through the 323 kilometre (200 mile) SAGE pipeline between the northern part of the Central North Sea to the Sage St Fergus Gas Processing Terminal, about 48 kilometres (30 miles) north of Aberdeen, where it is processed on behalf of North Sea gas producers.[1]

The SAGE system includes the Alvheim Oil And Gas Field, Atlantic & Cromarty, Beinn, Beryl Oil Field, Boa, Brae (Central, East, North, South, West), Braemar, Britannia, Brodgar & Callanish, Caledonia, Enoch (UK), Kingfisher, Larch, Maclure, Ness, Nevis & Skene, Scott, Thelma, Tiffany & Toni, and Tullich fields.[1]

In 2002, BP acquires 3.85% from BG Group, three years later Centrica aquired 4% stake. In 2012, Shell acquires Hess's stake in the pipeline and in 2016 Ancala midstream acquires 30.28% stake from Apache.[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Scottish Area Gas Evacuation (SAGE) Pipeline A Barrel Full, accessed August 2018
  2. "United Kingdom and Ireland Pipelines map", Theodora, accessed January 30, 2020

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