Kassel, 16 March 2020. Regarding the corona virus astora takes the current situation very seriously. Our prevention team continuously monitors and evaluates the current development and has already taken various measures.
These include hygiene measures, cancellation of business trips, and self-isolation of our employees in suspected cases.
Protecting our employees and maintaining business-critical processes is our top priority. To protect our colleagues as well as possible and to slow the spread of the corona virus, all employees at the Kassel headquarters are now working from home. Our colleagues at the storage locations work in separate shift plans. Safe storage operation is guaranteed.
If you have any questions, please contact our management.
The health and safety of our employees are important components of the sustainable development of our company.
We thank you for your support and for your awareness in this situation.
astora GmbH & Co. KG, based in Kassel, is part of the GAZPROM Germania Group and one of the largest natural gas storage operators in Europe. The company maintains one of the largest natural gas storage facilities in Western Europe at Rehden in Northern Germany, which has a working gas volume of about four billion cubic metres. In addition, the storage company also markets capacities in the second largest storage facility in Central Europe, located in Haidach, Austria. In order to secure natural gas supplies to Europe, the company is currently completing the Jemgum natural gas storage facility on the German-Dutch border, which is already operative.