Wingas expands underground gas storage

Wingas GmbH, Kassel, Germany, completed the transformation of its Rehden gas field into Western Europe's largest underground gas storage facility.Wingas is a 65-35 joint venture of Wintershall AG and OAO Gazprom and will deliver gas to Rehden, which lies 60 km south of Bremen, through its Midal trunk line, built to transport imported North Sea gas (OGJ, Dec. 30, 1996, p. 23). Wingas installed seven compressors to transform its Rehden gas field into Western Europe's largest underground gas storage. Gas arrives via the Midal trunk line and passes through four dehydration units before being injected into the reservoir through 16 wells. Photo courtesy of Wingas.Click here to enlarge imag...

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