Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has granted consent for ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS (ConocoPhillips) to use the Norpipe oil pipeline until 2028.
The starting point for the pipeline is the Ekofisk 2/4-J facility. The pipeline has a diameter of 34" and is 354 kilometers long. It crosses the UK continental shelf and reaches land at Teesside in the UK. There is a connection point for the British fields about 50 kilometers west of Ekofisk.
The pipeline was constructed with an expected design life of minimum 20 years and commenced operations in 1975.
This consent applies to continued use of the Norpipe Oil Pipeline until the expiry of production license 018 in 2028.
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