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GAEL Pipeline (Combined North and South Spur)

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Summit Interest 0.9657%

Asset Description and Overview

Graben Area Export Line (GAEL)

GAEL is made of two sections (Northern and Southern spurlines) and currently transports unstabilised oil from the ETAP, Elgin/Franklin and Shearwater platforms to the Forties Pipeline.

The Northern Spurline, a 75 km long 24-inch pipeline and was commissioned in 1998, whist the Southern Spurline, a 38 km long 24-inch pipeline that was commissioned in 2001.