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The Troll gas processing plant at Kollsnes – the world’s largest – will record an operating profit of about USD 1.6 billion (NOK 14 billion) on income of USD 2.8 billion (NOK 25 billion) for 2000. The relatively high price of gas coupled with a strong dollar has boosted Kollsnes’s bottom line by USD 1 billion (NOK 9 billion) compared with 1999.