The first Norwegian deliveries of sales gas via Franpipe arrived in Dunkerque on 1 July 1998.

The Franpipe system runs for 840 kilometres from the Draupner E riser platform in the North Sea to the receiving terminal at Port Ouest in Dunkerque on the French coast. It has diameter of 42 inches.

From: Draupner E
To: Dunkerque, Frankrike
Length: 840 km
Diameter: 42 "
Available technical capacity (ATC)*: 55 MSm3/d
Technical Service Provider (TSP): Statoil
Operator: Gassco
Gassled: Area D

* ATC (Available Technical Capacity) is rounded to the nearest whole number [MSm³/d]. The actual transport capacity, available for potential users of these pipelines, could be influenced by pressure dependencies between different pipelines, temperature, gas quality, operational constraints etc.