Skip to main content

Lesum natural gas storage facility

The Lesum cavern storage facility is locatednorth of Bremen on the river Lesum.

Lesum natural gas storage facility

The Lesum cavern storage facility is locatednorth of Bremen on the river Lesum.

It is one of the H-gas storage facilities in Germany. With two caverns and a working gas volume of approx. 143 million m³n Lesum is an important pillar in the supply of H-gas.

Profile

  • Location: Burglesum / Bremen
  • Storage type: cavern storage
  • Gas quality: H-gas
  • Caverns in operation: 2
  • Geological formation: Upper Permian salt dome
  • Depth of the caverns: 1,250 - 1,800 m below ground level    
  • Working gas volume: approx. 143 million m³n
  • Max. injection capacity: 105,000 m³n/h
  • Max. withdrawal rate: 220,000 m³n/h
  • Year of construction / commissioning: 2000
  • Market area / Network operator: Gaspool / Gasunie

Safety information according to accident law

Safety flyers and data for on-site inspections in accordance with §16 StörfallV can be found in our media library

Contact

Lesum natural gas storage facility 

Brokkampweg 34
28719 Bremen
+49 (0) 421 64369 - 0

Contact