Franpipe is an 840km-long shallow water pipeline project operated by Gassco. This gas pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 42 inches, starts at North Sea (Norway) and ends in Nord-Pas-de-Calais (France).
The Franpipe project started operations in 1998 and is owned by Petoro, CapeOmega, Equinor, State’s Direct Financial Interest, Engie, ConocoPhillips, BASF, LetterOne Holdings, and others.
The Franpipe project is associated with the 620km Europipe I Line I.
Gassco AS (Gassco) is an oil and gas company that distributes natural gas. The company’s business activities include processing plants, receiving terminals, pipelines and platforms, operator duties, capacity management, and research and development. It offers interactive map of the transport system, gassled booking, and pipelines and platforms. Gassco’s operator duties comprise infrastructure development, control room and system operations. The company owns and operates natural gas processing plants, complex process plant and Kollsnes processing plant and operates the online secondary capacity market. It transports Norwegian gas to the UK and other European countries through a network of pipelines. The company operates receiving terminals in Germany, Belgium and the UK. Gassco is headquartered in Kopervik, Norway.
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