Gassled

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Gassled is a partnership to own the offshore natural gas transportation infrastructure at the Norwegian continental shelf. Its pipelines are operated by Gassco.

Gassled was created in 2002 and it became operational on 1 January 2003.[1] Its original partners were Petoro, Norsk Agip, ExxonMobil, Fortum, Norske Shell, Norsk Hydro, Statoil, TotalFinaElf, ConocoPhillips and Petoro. As of 4 January 2018, its partners are Petoro (46.697%), Solveig Gas Norway (owned by CPP Investment Board, Allianz Capital Partners, and Infinity Investments – 25.553%), CapeOmega (owned by HitecVision – 11.235%), Silex Gas Norway (owned by Allianz – 6.428%), Infragas Norge (owned by CPP Investment Board – 5.006%), Statoil (5%), and Dea Norge (0.081%). Dea has agreed to sell its stake to CapeOmega.[2]

Originally, Gassled owned Aasgard Transport, Statpipe, Europipe II, Zeepipe, Franpipe, Oseberg Gas Transport, Vesterled and Norpipe, as also the gas treatment complex at Kårstø, and three receiving terminals at Emden in Germany and one at St Fergus in the United Kingdom.[1] Later, also ownership of the receiving terminals at Zeebrugge in Belgium and Dunkerque in France, Europipe I, Kvitebjoern pipeline, Norne Gas Transport System, Langeled pipeline and terminal, and Kollsnes gas processing plant were merged into Gassled.[1][3][4][5]

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  1. ^ a b c "Gas milestone". Upstream Online. NHST Media Group. 2002-12-19. Retrieved 2018-01-12. (Subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ "DEA sells its share in Norwegian gas infrastructure to CapeOmega". Offshore Energy Today. 2017-12-18. Retrieved 2018-01-12. 
  3. ^ "Gassco set to take Kvitebjorn pipe helm". Upstream Online. NHST Media Group. 2008-12-19. Retrieved 2009-11-15. (Subscription required (help)). 
  4. ^ "Aker Solutions picks up Kollsnes job". Upstream Online. NHST Media Group. 2009-02-26. Retrieved 2009-11-15. (Subscription required (help)). 
  5. ^ "Statoil takes Langeled reins". Upstream Online. NHST Media Group. 2006-09-06. Retrieved 2009-11-15. (Subscription required (help)). 

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