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Danish Defence’s secret fuel stores

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In 1953, NATO infrastructure funds were spent on establishing a buried network of pipelines for fuel distribution mainly to the Jutland airfields. The system was to be kept classified, and was named Jyske Rørsystem (Jutland Pipe System) until 1967 when it changed name …

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Første olie til NEPS-linjen

I september 1957 kunne det engelske tankskib "British Lady" pumpe den første olie ind i NEPS-linjen. Det skete i farvandet ud for Frederikshavn, hvor der var ført et brændstofindtag 7 km. ud fra kysten.

År: 1957 PHOTO:Nordjyllands Kystmuseum

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Første olie til NEPS-linjen

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Best-before date for 3.7 million litres of fuel

During the Cold War, NEPS was filled with around 10 million litres of fuel, most of it jet fuel. The…

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