Nuts and bolts: Ineos gearing up for Forties pipeline shutdown

SourceEnergy Voice
SectorOil & Gas
CountryGulf

Petrochemicals giant Ineos is gearing up for a big push on its crucial North Sea Forties pipeline life extension project after Covid caused a year-long delay.

The Forties Pipeline System will shut down between May 27 and June 16 to allow critical work to be carried out, with the main focus on Cruden Bay.

The 310-mile long system opened in 1975 and is responsible for transporting about 40% of UK North Sea oil and gas to shore.

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