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Gas Refinery (Peter Head And St Fergus)

Volume 978: debated on Tuesday 12 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will set up a working party to examine the possibility of sitting a gas refinery in the Peter head or St. Fergus areas, in view of the availability of land and labour there.

No. Mobil North Sea Ltd. and the British Gas Corporation are conducting a feasibility and design study of a new gas gathering pipeline in the northern North Sea. As part of this study they are examining the requirements for additional onshore facilities to handle the dry gas and natural gas liquids which would be landed by such a pipeline, and possible sites for such facilities.