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Ninian pipeline

The Ninian Pipeline is a 175 kilometres (109 mi) long oil pipeline, which runs from CNR International's Ninian Central platform in North Sea to the Sullom Voe Terminal in Shetland Islands of Scotland. The pipeline carries crude oil from the Ninian Central, Ninian North and Ninian South, Magnus, South Magnus, Heather, Lyell, Columba and Strathspey oil fields. The 36 inches (910 mm) diameter pipeline was laid in 1975-1976. The first oil was received at the Sullom Voe Terminal in December 1978. The pipeline is operated by BP on behalf of the partner companies.