North Sea gas pipeline could be down for the rest of the year

Although there is progress on the repair process of oil and gas pipeline Forties Pipeline System in the North Sea, it will still be some weeks before the pipeline can open again, says operator Ineos, which is considering several possible repair solutions.

Ifølge Reuters har Ineos' olieraffinaderi Grangemouth som en konsekvens af bruddet på ledningen siden fredag lukket ned for omkring halvdelen af sin kapacitet på 200.000 tønder om dagen. | Photo: PR-foto: Ineos

It could take some weeks yet, before the Forties Pipeline System in the North Sea will be repaired and fully functional again.

This has been confirmed in an update from oil and gas pipeline operator Ineos Tuesday after the pipeline was closed on Monday Dec. 11 after a hairline crack appeared.

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