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Gazprom´s Haidach UGS celebrates 10 years of successful work

08 June 2017 , 12:11Neftegaz.RU521

On Wednesday in Austria a festive event on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Haidach gas storage facility operation took place, Gazprom Export reported on June 7, 2017.


The Haidach facility performs a strategic task of securing the reliability of Russian natural gas export supplies in the direction of Baumgarten, thus addressing the needs of consumers in a range of countries, including Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Austria, Germany, Slovakia and Italy.


The Haidach storage facility is a joint project of Gazpom Group companies and RAG, which signed Protocol of Intents stipulating the Haidach field conversion and operation as a UGS facility in 2003.

In January 2005 the UGS facility construction was launched.

The UGS Phase 1 was completed in 2007, Phase 2 — in 2011.


The total volume of active gas in the storage amounts to 2.8 bcm, the daily output — 28 mcm (at 20°C).

The Gazprom Group companies are the system operators of the whole storage volume.


Deputy Chairman of Gazprom Management Committee Alexander Medvedev and CEO of the company-technical storage operator RAG Markus Mitteregger participated in the celebration.



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