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Reduced flow of the Forties Pipeline System

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World Pipelines,

INEOS to progressively reduce flow of the Forties Pipeline System for repair on one of its three processing units at Kinneil, Scotland.

INEOS FPS confirmed yesterday that it has started progressively reducing the throughput of the Forties Pipeline System to 150 million bpd.

An operational issue with the main heater on Train 3 of the pipeline system at Kinneil requires immediate repair.

The progressive reduction of flow through the pipeline is being managed with INEOS’s customers and their offshore operations.

It is expected that a reduced flow will be in place for two days until midday on Tuesday.

A further update will be issued as the company progress the repair.

FPS have apologised to its customers for the inconvenience caused.

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