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More than 1 billion metric tonnes of crude oil transported

Founded / start of operations

1956 / 1958

Number of employees

Approx. 150
(including partially retired and trainee workers)

Facilities in Wilhelmshaven

170 hectares

 

Harbour complex

1 jetty for tankers of up to 260,000 tdw with draught of 21 m (also larger vessels on request)
2 jetties for tankers of up to 130,000 tdw with approximate draught of 15 m
Length of landing bridge: 670 m
Length of pier: 1,207 m

Wilhelmshaven tank farm

26 floating roof tanks with a volume of 30,000 m³ each
55 m in diameter
13.5 m in height
9 floating roof tanks with a volume of 100.000 m³ each
98 m in diameter
13.5 m in height
Total capicity: 1.6 million m³

Ochtrup tank farm

1 floating roof tank with a volume of 50,000 m³ (managed by NWO)

Long-range pipeline

Nord-West Oelleitung: Wilhelmshaven - Wesseling
Supply of four refineries in Lingen,
Gelsenkirchen-Scholven, -Horst
and Wesseling near Cologne
391 km in length (including branch pipeline)
71 cm in diameter
approx. 16.3 million metric tonnes p.a. transport capacity
Norddeutsche Oelleitung: Wilhelmshaven - Hamburg
Supply of one refinery in Hamburg
142 km in length, 56 cm in diameter
approx. 8 million metric tonnes p.a. transport capacity
Managed by NWO

Connections to storage caverns

Wilhelmshaven tank farm: Rüstringen (Wilhelmshaven) und Friedeburg (Wittmund)
Ochtrup tank farm: Epe (Westfalen)
Total storage capacity: approx. 15 million m³

Statistics

Crude oil transported since 1958: More than 1 billion t from 19,000 tankers
Crude oil transport in 2018: 15.5 million t (2017: 19.0)
Number of tankers processed 2018: 197 (2017: 221)
Average load/tanker 2018: 78,885 t (2017: 84,436)
Transferred by NWO / NDO in 2018: approx. 13.9 million t / approx. 3.5 million t
(2017: 12.7 / 4.7)
Share of crude oil supplied in Germany 2018: 18.1 % (2017: 19.9)

Nord-West Oelleitung GmbH · Zum Ölhafen 207 · 26384 Wilhelmshaven · Postfach 20 61 · 26360 Wilhelmshaven · Telefon: +49 (0)4421 62-0 · Telefax: +49 (0)4421 62-381 · This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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