South European “France–German Oil” is a 769km-long onshore pipeline project operated by Societe Du Pipeline Sud Europeen. This oil pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 40 inches, starts at Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur (France) and ends in Karlsruhe (Germany).

The South European “France–German Oil” project started operations in 1962 and is owned by TotalEnergies, Exxon Mobil, Societe de Participations dans l’Industrie et le Transport du Petrole, BP, Shell, BASF, and others.

The South European “France–German Oil” project is associated with the 266km TAL–OR and 22km TAL–NE.

About Societe Du Pipeline Sud Europeen

Societe Du Pipeline Sud Europeen (SPSE) is an energy institute that supplies crude oil to petrochemical plants and oil and gas refineries. The institute offers services such as automatic sampling, calibration, transportation, storage, and sampling services. It provides its automatic sampling services for measurements of water content, specific gravity, pour point, and viscosity. SPSE offers liquid hydrocarbon calibration for all types of flowmeters. The institute also provides acceptance inspections, endurance tests, performance tests, and operates storage tanks in Fos-sur-Mer. It serves refineries across Cressier, Feyzin, Reichstett, and Miro, France. The institute has its operations in Switzerland, France, and Germany. SPSE is headquartered in Cedex, France.


Information on the pipeline is sourced from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Pipelines database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil, natural gas, petroleum products and Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) trunk pipelines globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.