Natural gas storage

Natural gas storage in Belgium

Fluxys is appointed as the independent operator of natural gas storage infrastructure in Belgium and is responsible for operating and developing the underground natural gas storage facility at Loenhout, where natural gas is stored in aquifers more than one kilometre underground. Fluxys’ storage services allow suppliers to balance the amount of gas they import and the amount consumed by their customers.

To the Fluxys Belgium website

Ondergrondse opslaginstallaties van aardgas in Loenhout

Natural gas storage in Sweden

Swedegas operates the underground gas storage facility in Skallen, which is located near Halmstad in the south-west of Sweden. The storage facility has a capacity of 10 million m³, of which 8.6 million m³ is working volume. A 115-metre-deep hole was carved out of the rock and sealed to prevent the gas from escaping. The storage facility is connected to the pipelines of the Swedegas transmission system via a 3-km-long pipe. Swedegas’ storage services shore up the security of supply of natural gas.

> To the Swedegas website

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