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Forties System

Forties System

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The Forties Pipeline System (FPS) provides a liquids export route (and ultimately onshore processing facilities) for over 80 fields located in the UK sector of the Central and Northern North Sea and several Norwegian fields. The offshore line is the largest in the UK North Sea in terms of liquids throughput.The system has a capacity of 1.15 million barrels a day. However, in 2015 the pipeline system had 727,000 b/d of spare capacity on average, operating at 37% of its potential. By 2024, we ...

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  • Key facts
  • Summary
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Development
    • Terminal
      • Cruden Bay and Kinneil
    • Pipelines
      • Forties System
      • Forties System (Excluding Brae-Forties Line)
      • Future Potential
      • Forties System (Brae-Forties Line)
      • Future Potential
      • Onshore Pipeline
  • Throughput
    • Pipeline
      • Forties System
      • Future Potential
  • Third party users

In this report there are 9 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key facts: Table 1
  • Summary
  • Location maps
    • Forties System Map
  • Participation
  • Development
    • Development: Image 1
    • Development: Table 1
    • Development: Image 2
    • Development: Table 2
  • Throughput
    • Throughput: Table 1
    • Throughput: Table 2
    • Liquids Throughput Profile
  • Third party users
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