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|Far North Liquids and Associated Gas System|
|Passes through||North Sea|
|To||St Fergus Gas Plant|
|Partners||Royal Dutch Shell, ExxonMobil|
|Operator||Shell UK Exploration and Production|
|Length||450 km (280 mi)|
|Diameter||36 in (914 mm)|
- Cormorant A
- North Cormorant
- North West Hutton
- Ninian Central
- Ninian North & South
- Brent 'A', 'B', 'C' and 'D'
- Gas exported from West of shetland oil fields (Foinaven, Schiehallion/Loyal and Clair)
The pipeline is a 36-inch (910 mm) steel pipe to API 5L, X60 specification and is 450.6 kilometres (280.0 mi) long. It starts at Brent 'A' and terminates at St. Fergus near Peterhead in Scotland. Pipe laying was completed in April 1978 and finally commissioned in May 1982. The pipeline was laid by SEMAC 1.
At Brent A, the pipeline is connected with the Northern Leg and Western Leg transmission systems, carrying gas from a number of nearby fields. Natural gas from the Norwegian Statfjord field is fed through the Tampen pipeline, linking Norwegian and UK gas trunkline networks.
- Collins, Alan; Field, Graham. Shell Expro's Plant Optimisation and Sysems Management Project (PDF). Energy Solutions International. Retrieved 2010-03-14.
- "Tampen link onstream". Offshore Magazine (PennWell Corporation). 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2010-03-14.
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