Change in the management board of astora

Eduard Schmitke appointed as new member of the astora management

Kassel, 10 February 2020. Eduard Schmitke is the new managing director of astora GmbH & Co. KG. Before joining the astora management team on January 1, 2020, he was managing director of OPAL Gastransport GmbH. He has many years of experience in the energy industry and has worked for WINGAS and GASCADE, among others. Aleksey Mochalkin, former managing director, has left the company.

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.


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