Characteristics

Location
Shetland
Description
Onshore Oil Processing Storage Terminal receiving oil from the Brent System Pipeline, Ninian Pipeline System and Shetland Gas Plant Pipeline.

In addition, oil by pipeline (from Clair) and gas by pipeline (en route to the Magnus Platform) are received from West of Shetland. At present the facilities are dedicated to the existing users but these, or similar, may be available in the future
Owners
  • A/S Norske Shell - 0.138036%
  • BP Exploration Operating Company Limited (Operator) - 12.061142%
  • Britoil public limited company - 4.433543%
  • Chevron North Sea Limited - 0.726639%
  • Cieco Exploration and Production (UK) Limited - 1.209425%
  • CNR International (U.K.) Limited - 22.448978%
  • ConocoPhillips (U.K.) Limited - 0.494447%
  • ConocoPhillips Skandinavia AS - 0.166799%
  • Dana Petroleum (E&P) Limited - 0.390437%
  • EnQuest Heather Limited - 3.016523%
  • Enterprise Oil Norge Limited - 0.014376%
  • Enterprise Oil U.K. Limited - 1.335783%
  • Esso Exploration and Production UK Limited - 8.568952%
  • ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Norway AS - 0.138036%
  • ExxonMobil Production Norway Inc. - 0.207054%
  • JX Nippon Exploration and Production (U.K.) Limited - 2.170448%
  • MOL UK Facilities Ltd - 0.716057%
  • TAQA Bratani Limited - 24.509878%
  • Total E&P UK Limited - 9.320127%
Export Routes
Oil Tanker Loading
Main Facilities
  • Oil and gas process plant
  • 16 crude oil storage tanks
  • Four jetties, each with a crude oil loading pump
  • Each jetty can accommodate crude tankers typically in the range 60,000 to 120,000 deadweight tonnes
  • Four fixed-roof ballast water tanks fitted with oil skimmers
  • A power station and steam generation plant
  • A main flare and two ancillary surge flares
  • An administration building
  • A fire station
Import/export facilities for Clair crude oil include
  • Pipeline reception facilities including pig receiver
  • Two (of the 16) tanks
  • Use of jetties shared with Brent Blend
  • Dedicated pumping and metering of crude export
Sullom Voe's process and power facilities include
  • Stabilisation - one train
  • Compression - for gases removed by the stabilisation facilities, both low and high pressure trains
  • Fuel Gas Production
  • Effluent treatment
  • Power station