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Natural gas storage facility Zuidwending

Zuidwending (Veendam)

Civil works on the underground gas storage facility.

The project

In total there were three VSDS-buildings and five compressor buildings built, including roads and infrastructure.

The Zuidwending natural gas storage facility, where gas is stored in underground salt caverns, is unique in the Netherlands. Gas storage in salt caverns has been used successfully for many years in other countries, including Germany.

Main Contractor

Visser & Smit Bouw, Visser & Smit Hanab and Imtech.

Facts and figures

  • Site
    Zuidwending (Veendam)
  • Client
    Gasunie Zuidwending B.V. en NUON Zuidwending B.V.
  • Status
    Completed
  • Contract type
    Specification and drawings
  • Architect and management consultant
    Mott MacDonald (UK)
  • Consultant engineer
    Ingenieursbureau Oranjewoud
  • Project categories
    Gas

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