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Maintenance work with flare-off activity in Rehden

Kassel, 28 April 2023: From 1 May to 13 May, planned maintenance works will be carried out at the Rehden natural gas storage facility. To carry out the works safely, high-pressure systems must be relieved. The natural gas in them will be safely discharged via the flares and flared off. This may result in possible noise disturbances. This work may also be carried out in the evening. We apologise to residents for any inconvenience caused.

astora GmbH, based in Kassel, is part of the SEFE 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 its capacity in the second largest storage facility in Central Europe, located in Haidach, Austria. In order to secure natural gas supplies to Europe, astora also operates and markets 5/6 of the capacity in the Jemgum cavern storage facility on the German-Dutch border.