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  • 12 December 2017

    Forties Pipeline System that carries the UK North Sea oil to the shore for processing will be shut down for weeks after a crack was recently discovered in the onshore section. Ineos, which acquired the pipeline late in October, discovered the crack last week during a routine inspection Red Moss near Netherley, south of Aberdeen. […]

  • 8 February 2018

    UK-based Ineos is working to restart its Forties pipeline, which carries the North Sea oil and gas to shore, following an automatic shutdown. 

  • 3 January 2018

    Ineos has confirmed that the Forties pipeline system is back to normal after a repair that was conducted over past couple of weeks. The company shut down the pipeline on December 11, 2017, due to a hairline crack in the onshore section of the pipeline. All restrictions on the flow of oil and gas from platforms feeding into […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure

    UK’s Ineos has decided to postpone its planned shutdown of the Forties pipeline system until the spring of 2021.

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Pipeline engineering specialist, STATS Group, has successfully completed a complex isolation of the Forties Pipeline System in the North Sea. STATS was contracted by Apache North Sea Ltd to safely isolate the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) so that subsea isolation valves (SSIV) and piping spools could be safely installed and leak tested, avoiding the need […]

  • 21 December 2017

    Ineos is planning to complete the repair works on the Forties pipeline system around Christmas, following recent controlled shutdown over a hairline crack. 

  • 27 December 2017

    Apache restarted production from its Forties field in the UK North Sea on Saturday, December 23, following a shutdown due to unscheduled maintenance of an onshore section of the Forties pipeline.

  • 17 March 2017

    UK oil major BP is in talks with chemicals company Ineos for the sale of its Forties pipeline in the UK sector of the North Sea.  The Forties Pipeline System (FPS) is 100%-owned by BP. It is an integrated oil and gas liquid transportation and processing system with a nominal capacity in excess of one million […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Project & Tenders

    BP has agreed to sell its Forties Pipeline System (FPS) business, with assets including the main Forties offshore and onshore pipelines and other associated pipeline interests and facilities, to Ineos. The company entered into discussions with Ineos regarding a potential sale of the FPS in March this year. Subject to partner, regulatory and other third party […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Petrofac has been awarded a three-year Forties pipeline operations & maintenance support services contract from Ineos. Under the terms of the agreement, Petrofac will provide personnel to the Unity Platform in the Central North Sea, the onshore Cruden Bay Terminal and other landline sites. Nick Shorten, managing director for Petrofac Engineering and Production Services in […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Ineos is moving forward with the repair of the Forties pipeline, with the planned completion of repair around Christmas. The company shut down the pipeline on December 11, 2017, due to a hairline crack in the onshore section of the pipeline. Forties pipeline is an integrated oil and gas terminal, transportation and processing system serving the Central […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Equipment

    BP has entered into discussions with Ineos regarding a potential sale of the Forties Pipeline System (FPS). The FPS system comprises an approximately 100 mile offshore pipeline from the unmanned offshore Forties Unity platform to the onshore terminal at Cruden Bay. The second part of the system is an onshore pipeline which transports the oil to […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK oil giant BP has agreed to sell its Forties Pipeline System (FPS) business, with assets including the main Forties offshore and onshore pipelines and other associated pipeline interests and facilities, to chemicals company Ineos. Following talks in March to sell the pipeline, BP said on Monday that, subject to partner, regulatory and other third […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    UK’s oilfield services provider Petrofac has won a three-year contract from Ineos FPS for operations & maintenance support services.

  • 12 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Chevron North Sea, the operator of the Erskine field, has informed that the Forties Pipeline System (FPS), the export route for Erskinee condensate, will be unavailable due to repairs. The owner of the FPS, Ineos, is conducting repairs to a hairline crack in the onshore section of the pipeline. The repair is expected to last potentially for some […]

  • 3 April 2017

    UK’s largest union Unite on Monday called for the Scottish and Westminster parliaments to carry out urgent inquiries following the sale of the Forties Pipeline System from BP to Ineos.  Unite opposed the move in March while the two companies were still in talks for the potential sale. Earlier on Monday BP informed it had agreed […]

  • 3 January 2018

    Ineos has confirmed that the Forties Pipeline System, which carries the North Sea oil and gas to shore, is now fully operational.

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Pipeline engineering specialist, STATS Group, has completed a complex isolation of the Forties Pipeline System in the North Sea. STATS was contracted by Apache North Sea Ltd to safely isolate the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) so that subsea isolation valves (SSIV) and piping spools could be safely installed and leak tested, avoiding the need to […]

  • 2 November 2017

    Deirdre Michie, chief executive at the industry trade association Oil & Gas UK (OGUK), has welcomed two recently completed major North Sea deals.

  • 13 December 2017

    Nexen has temporarily ceased production from the Buzzard and Scott platforms, following the shutdown of the Forties Pipeline System.

  • 12 January 2018

    Three BP-operated North Sea fields have resumed production, following the repair of the Forties pipeline.

  • 20 December 2017

    Following the recent shutdown of the Forties pipeline in the North Sea, Ineos is sticking with its plan to complete the repair works within two to four weeks.  The pipeline, which  carries the UK North Sea oil to the shore for processing, has been closed since Monday, December 11 after a routine inspection discovered a small hairline crack in the […]