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infrastructure. Therefore, the independent operator of the gas transport
system ensures that all users of the system are treated equally, both in
regard to making use of the system and in the consideration of capacity
increases. This is necessary in order to ensure efficient exploitation of
resources on the continental shelf. Efficient exploitation of the existing gas
transport system may also contribute to the reduction, or postponement of
the need for new investments. Gassled
The transport system for Norwegian gas, i.e., pipelines and terminals, is
mainly owned by the Gassled partnership.18 Gassled encompasses all rich
and dry gas facilities that are currently in use or that are planned to be used
by parties other than the owners (third party access). New pipelines and
transport-related facilities are intended to be included in Gassled from the
time they are used by third parties, and are thus part of the central
upstream gas transport system.
Common ownership of the transport system ensures that the gas is
transported as efficiently as possible. The greatest value is produced when
conflicts of interest about wh...
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This document was uploaded on 03/30/2014.
- Summer '14