NOGAT Pipeline System

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CountryNorth Sea, Netherlands
General directionnorth-south
FromDutch continental shelf
ToDen Helder
General information
Typenatural gas
PartnersNOGAT B.V. (GDF Suez, Total S.A., Energie Beheer Nederland, Venture Production
OperatorGDF Suez

NOGAT (Northern Offshore Gas Transport) is a natural gas pipeline system which connects Dutch continental shelf with an onshore gas plant and terminal at Den Helder, the Netherlands. The system has been operational since 1992.[1] The Danish continental shelf pipeline system is connected to the NOGAT through the Tyra West – F3 pipeline and the German continental shelf pipeline system is connected to the NOGAT through A6-F3 pipeline.[2][3]

NOGAT is owned by NOGAT BV, in which the 45% interest is held by Energie Beheer Nederland B.V. (EBN), a Dutch state-owned company, 48.3% is owned by GDF Suez, 5% by Total S.A. and 1.8% by Venture Production.[3][4][5] The pipeline was originally operated by Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij BV (NAM), but after acquiring the NAM's stake in the pipeline, GDF Suez took over the operator's function.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Lundin sells Nogat stake". Upstream Online. NHST Media Group. 2009-06-23. Retrieved 2009-09-20.
  2. ^ "Direct Gas Exports From Denmark to the Netherlands Begin, Via New pipeline". OilVoice. 2004-07-26. Retrieved 2009-09-20.
  3. ^ a b "NAM and GDF SUEZ commence exclusive negotiations for a package of assets on the Dutch Continental Shelf" (Press release). GDF Suez. 2008-09-05. Retrieved 2009-09-20.
  4. ^ a b "Venture Production acquires shares in NOGAT B.V." Scandinavian Oil-Gas Magazine. 2009-06-24. Retrieved 2009-09-20.
  5. ^ a b "Venture Production Announces Acquisition of Shares in NOGAT B.V." OilVoice. 2009-06-23. Retrieved 2009-09-20.