West of Shetland Pipeline

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West of Shetland Pipeline (also known as WOSP) is an operating pipeline system which begins in the Schiehallion field in the Northern North Sea and transports natural gas to Sullom Voe on the Shetland Isles.[1]

Location

The West of Shetland Pipeline delivers gas from Clair, Foinaven, and Schiehallion gas fields in the North Sea to the Sullom Voe terminal on the Shetland Isles.

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Project Details

  • Operator: BP
  • Current capacity: 1.8 billion cubic meters per year
  • Length: 188 kilometers
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year:

Background

The BP-operated, 188 kilometer West of Shetland Pipeline delivers gas from Clair, Foinaven, and Schiehallion gas fields in the North Sea to the Sullom Voe terminal.[2]

Articles and resources

References

  1. WOSP Background, BP, accessed April, 2018
  2. BP looking to maximize production from Shetland area fields, Off-shore Magazine, 08/08/2013

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