astora allocates capacities at the Haidach storage facility on store-x

290 lots to be auctioned with 7.5 million kWh each

Kassel. On February 20, 2014 astora will offer capacities at the Haidach storage facility on the exchange platform store-x. The capacities for thestorage year 2014/15 will be allocated in a non-discriminatory keyedprocedure. 290 lots will be offered, each containing 7.5 million kWh workinggas volume, 4,200 kWh/h withdrawal capacity and 3,000 kWh/h injectioncapacity. Offers can be submitted on February 20, 2014 from 9.00 a.m. until12.00 noon (CET).

The terms and conditions of the keyed procedure are available on the store-xwebsite. The terms and conditions for storage access of astora GmbH & Co.KG also apply. Detailed documents are available for downloading at and

astora GmbH& Co. KG, based in Kassel, Germany, is one of the largest natural gasstorage operators in Europe. The company maintains one of the largest natural gasstorage facilities in Western Europe at Rehden in Northern Germany, which has aworking gas volume of more than four billion cubic metres. In addition, the storagecompany also holds capacities in the second largest storage facility in CentralEurope, located in Haidach, Austria. In order to secure natural gas supplies toEurope, the company is currently developing the Jemgum natural gas storage facilityon the German-Dutch border.

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