Maintenance (REMIT)

The information on this webpage is for general information purposes only and is provided in accordance with the Regulation on Energy Market Integrity and Transparency (REMIT).
The maintenance events that are disclosed on this page are those that may have the potential to significantly effect the prices of certain "wholesale energy products" (as defined in REMIT).

Unplanned Events

Planned FPS maintenance (updated 31 May 2017)


Change-over to new LPG refrigeration unit, expected 8 July, 49 days.  No LPG export.

Unity shutdown for 2 days from 1st August for annual ESDV tests.  All Unity entrants shutdown

GAEL Pipeline shutdown from 1st August, 5-7 days for pig removal.  All GAEL entrants shutdown.

Annual ESDV test on Forties Charlie for 1 day on the 4th August 2017. All Forties Charlie entrants will be shutdown. 

Trains 2 TAR.  Part 1 : June for 3 weeks; Part 2 : October for 8 weeks.  Impact on throughput subject to actual shipper demand.


Bi-annual ESDV test at Cruden Bay for 1 day on the 1st/2nd August (tbc) (following Unity ESDV test). FPS will fully shut in for the duration of the test.

Annual ESDV test on Unity and GAEL pig recovery for 1-3 days on the 1st August (tbc). All Unity entrants will be shutdown.

Annual ESDV test on Forties Charlie for 1 day on the 1st/2nd August.   All Forties Charlie entrants will be shutdown.

Six monthly (April, August) GAEL Shutdown to enable pig retrieval.  All GAEL entrants will be shutdown.


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