Tyra West Gas Pipeline–F3 Gas Pipeline

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Tyra West Gas Pipeline–F3 Gas Pipeline is an operating natural gas submarine pipeline connecting Danish and Dutch continental shelf pipeline systems.[1]


The pipeline runs between two platforms off the Dutch coast.

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Project Details

  • Owner: Danish Underground Consortium
  • Operator: Danish Underground Consortium
  • Parent: Total (43.2%), Noreco (36.8%), and Nordsofonden (20%)
  • Current capacity: 5.5 billion cubic meters per year
  • Length: 100 kilometer
  • Cost: 200 million USD
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2004


The 26 inch, 100 kilometer pipeline, which represents an investment of over $200 million, runs from the Maersk-operated Tyra West platform on the Danish continental shelf under the sea to the NAM-operated F3-FB platform on the Dutch continental shelf. From there, gas is fed into the NOGAT pipeline system to Den Helder on the Dutch coast.[1][2]

The Tyra West – F3 pipeline is operated by Maersk Oil & Gas and owned by Shell Olie- og Gasudvinding Danmark BV (23%), AP Møller-Maersk A/S (19.5%), ChevronTexaco Denmark Inc. (7.5%) and DONG Naturgas A/S (50%).[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Shell Begins Direct Gas Exports from Denmark to Netherlands, Rigzone, July 26, 2004
  2. Scaffolding offshore, Offshore Center, accessed April, 2018

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