ENGIE Group

ENGIE is a global energy player and an expert operator in the three businesses of electricity, natural gas and energy services. The Group develops its businesses around a model based on responsible growth to take on the major challenges of energy’s transition to a low-carbon economy: access to sustainable energy, climate-change mitigation and adaptation, security of supply and the rational use of resources.

The Group provides individuals, cities and businesses with highly efficient and innovative solutions largely based on its expertise in four key sectors: renewable energy, energy efficiency, liquefied natural gas and digital technology. ENGIE is focused on its three core businesses of Electricity, Natural Gas and Energy Services to support and develop a new vision of energy for the world: sustainable energy available to everyone.

Storengy: a subsidiary of ENGIE

Storengy combines all the expertise necessary for the qualification, development and commercialisation and operation of storage sites. The company designs builds, operates all types of underground gas storage (UGS) facilities, and offers its customers top-quality services based on its extensive know-how. Storengy is one of the few operators in the world to combine skills as varied as market analysis, subsurface sciences, drilling and completion techniques, underground reservoir engineering, operation of surface industrial facilities and industrial safety. Relying on this expertise Storengy has become one of the world leaders in underground natural gas storage. It provides its customers with innovative products through its experience in offering Sales & Marketing services on various markets and their relevant regulatory environment. Storengy develops and operates underground natural gas storage sites in France, German and United Kingdom. Storengy, an internationally recognised partner, it is also represented in Canada and China.

Storengy UK: Stublach site

Storengy UK operates the Stublach Gas Storage Project, a salt cavern storage facility in Cheshire, Northwich since 2007. Once fully completed, the scheme will be one of the main storage facilities in the country and will enhance the security of supply to the UK gas market.

Storengy key figures 2016

  • 20 underground caverns created by injecting water into the salt layer during the period from 2009 to 2018
  • Salt caverns are located in the lower section of the salt layer 500 metres below the surface
  • Each cavern is approximately 100 metres diameter and 80 metres tall.
  • Gas plant consists of two Compressors, two Dehydration trains / Regeneration Units and Fiscal Metering system.
  • 420 Hectare site
  • 65 million cubic metres Brine created during the solution mining process (equivalent to 12 million tonnes of salt)
  • The brine created at Stublach has been used by the local Chemical Industry in Northwich and Runcorn to create bulk chemicals
  • When the site is fully developed in 2019 it will have taken over 4.5 million man-hours to design and construct (averaging 175 people employed on site for 12 years)
  • The site will provide long term employment for over 40 staff

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