Underground gas storage facilities

To provide the ticketing service, PGNiG relies on seven high-methane (E) gas storage facilities: Wierzchowice UGSF, Husów UGSF, Strachocina UGSF, Swarzów UGSF, Brzeźnica UGSF, Kosakowo CUGSF and Mogilno CUGSF.

Their current working capacity totals 2,928.65 mcm.

existing underground storage facilities for E gas
 

PMG UGSF
KPMG CUGSF


Mogilno Cavern Underground Gas Storage Facility – a high-methane gas storage site with a working capacity of 594.65 mcm, located in the county of Mogilno (Bydgoszcz province), municipalities of Mogilno and Rogowo. The facility is located in salt caverns, with high injection and withdrawal capacities.

Husów Underground Gas Storage Facility – a high-methane gas storage site with a working capacity of 500 mcm. It is located in the county of Łańcut (Rzeszów province), municipalities of Łańcut and Markowa.

Wierzchowice Underground Gas Storage Facility – a high-methane gas storage site, located in a partially depleted nitrogen-rich gas reservoir, in the county of Milicz (Wrocław province), municipalities of Milicz and Krośnice. With a working capacity of 1,200 mcm, it is the largest underground gas storage facility in Poland. Studies are currently under way into possible expansion of the site’s capacity to 2,000 mcm.

Strachocina Underground Gas Storage Facility – a high-methane gas storage site with a working capacity of 360 mcm. It is located in the county of Sanok (Rzeszów province), municipalities of Sanok and Brzozów.

Brzeźnica Underground Gas Storage Facility – a high-methane gas storage site with a working capacity of 65 mcm (from April 2017 −100 mcm). The facility is located in the county of Dębica (Rzeszów province), municipality of Dębica.

Swarzów Underground Gas Storage Facility – a high-methane gas storage site with a working capacity of 90 mcm. Located in the county of Dąbrowa Tarnowska (Kraków province), municipalities of Dąbrowa Tarnowska and Olesno, it is one of Poland’s oldest gas storage facilities.

Kosakowo Cavern Underground Gas Storage Facility – a high-methane gas storage site with a working capacity of 119 mcm (from April 2017 − 144 mcm). It is located in the vicinity of the Gdańsk-Gdynia-Sopot metropolitan area. Its target capacity is 250 mcm. Completion of the Kosakowo CUGSF project is scheduled for 2021.