To meet the growing energy requirements of the United Kingdom, a decision was made to lay a new offshore pipeline from Norway's gas-rich fields to the eastern coast of the UK.
Norwegian gas from the Ekofisk Field lands at Delfzijl, in the north of The Netherlands. The Eems crossing links Phillips Petroleum's gas cleaning and drying plant at Rysumer Nacken, on the German bank, to Delfzijl and the Dutch national gas grid.
NorFra Pipeline Installation Project: Pretrenching, Seabed Levelling, and Landfall Dredging and Civil Works
A 42" diameter, 835 km-long, high pressure natural gas pipeline was laid from Norway to France in record time and under budget.