Oseberg Transport System
|Oseberg Transport System (OTS)|
|Length||115 km (71 mi)|
|Maximum discharge||765,000 barrels per day (121,600 m3/d)|
Oseberg Transport System (OTS) (Norwegian: Oseberg Transport System, OTS) is a pipeline system in western Norway. It is 115 km (71 mi) long and runs from Oseberg, Veslefrikk, Brage, Frøy and Lille-Frigg to Sture terminal, located 65 kilometres (40 mi) north of Bergen, Norway. The operation of the pipeline was commenced in 1988. Total investment in the pipeline construction was about 9.8 billion NOK.
The pipeline is placed in a tunnel close to the coast line. The tunnel is 2.3 kilometres (1.4 mi) long and its opening is at depth of 80 metres (260 ft). The pipeline diameter is 28 inches (710 mm). The capacity of OTS is 765,000 barrels per day (121,600 m3/d). Operating life is expected to be nearly 40 years
|TOTAL E&P NORGE AS||8.65%|
|Mobil Development Norway||4.33%|
|Norske Conoco A/S||2.4%|
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