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Transport by pipeline

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The division of Short Term Statistics, Department of Business Statistics
Henriette Erichsen
+45 3917 3039

hee@dst.dk

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Transport by pipeline

The purpose of the pipeline statistics is to shed light on the trunk pipeline network and transport of oil and natural gas by pipelines.

The statistics were published for the first time in the theme publication Transport 2000. For the reference year 2001 and onwards statistics on pipeline transport is published annually.

Statistical presentation

The statistics describe the pipeline network and transport of oil and natural gas in pipelines.

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Statistical processing

The statistics on pipelines are collected annually from enterprises with transport activities in pipelines. Validation if done by checking for significant fluctuation in comparison to previous reported data as well as deviations compared to the production of oil and natural gas.

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Relevance

The statistics is relevant in order to complete the transport statistics and monitor transport by all modes. The statistics covers the same overall variables as other transport statistics: transport performance, infrastructure and investments.

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Accuracy and reliability

The statistics is based on an exhaustive census with few and large enterprises and has 100 percent response rate. The transported amounts are coherent with the production of oil and natural gas.

Revisions in published data is rare.

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Timeliness and punctuality

The statistics are published between 250 and 300 days after end of reference year.

Since 2011 the statistics has been published at the preannounced time.

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Comparability

The statistics are compiled in accordance with EU guidelines.

A consistent time series exists since 1982.

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Accessibility and clarity

The statistics are published annually as tables in Statbank.dk.

Selected tables are published in Statistical Yearbook and Statistical 10-year Review.

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