February 7, 2018 / 4:27 PM / 16 days ago

Ineos says hopes to restart Britain's oil Forties pipeline overnight

LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) -

* Ineos, operator of the Forties oil and gas pipeline, said a feed control valve closed at its Kinneil facility at around 1020 GMT, leading the main pipeline system to close.

* “We have now identified the issue that caused this and are hoping to resolve it this evening. We then plan to start-up again overnight,” an Ineos spokesman said. (Reporting By Susanna Twidale, edited by Nina Chestney)

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