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Oils Technical Manual

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Pipelines: Where are the pipelines, who owns them and who controls them? : System, Operator, Control Office

This table has been retained for information, but you should check the Linewatch website for the latest information on pipeline ownership.

System Operator Control Team
     
Government Pipeline and Storage System (GPSS) Amco Engineering on behalf of the Oil and Pipeline Agency (OPA) Staines LBS (Oil and Gas)
United Kingdom Oil Pipelines Ltd (UKOP)    
Thames/Mersey system British Pipeline Agency Ltd Staines LBS (Oil and Gas)
  Mainline Pipelines Ltd  
South Wales/ Seisdon, Seisdon/Manchester Mainline Pipelines Ltd c/o Esso Petroleum Plc Staines LBS (Oil and Gas)
  Midline Pipeline  
Fawley/Seisdon Midline Pipelines Ltd c/o Esso Petroleum Plc Staines LBS (Oil and Gas)
  London and South East Pipeline  
Fawley/Gatwick/Purfleet Esso Petroleum Plc Staines LBS (Oil and Gas)  
  Fawley/Avonmouth Pipeline Esso Petroleum Plc Staines LBS (Oil and Gas)
  Finaline    
Humberside/Buncefield Total Staines LBS (Oil and Gas)  
  Stanlow/Partington BP Oil Plc Luton EICS
  Fawley/West London 10” Pipeline Esso Petroleum Plc Staines LBS (Oil and Gas)
  Grangemouth Finnart* BP Oil Plc Luton EICS

*This finished product pipeline is approved as part of INEOS Grangemouth Refinery along its whole length.

For further details on the existing ‘offshore gas’ and oil pipeline network please see C7-6.