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Investments and Shareholdings

 

Common Cause.

VNG Gasspeicher GmbH is a fully owned subsidiary of VNG AG registered in Leipzig. Since 2012, we have been operating as an independent storage facility operator with clients both in Germany and abroad. Focused investment helps us in marketing storage capacity and with the technical development of new underground storage facilities.

Erdgasspeicher Peissen GmbH

VNG Gasspeicher holds 50% of the shares in Erdgasspeicher Peissen GmbH, founded in 2009 as a joint venture together with Gazprom Germania GmbH.

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store-x Storage Capacity Exchange GmbH

VNG Gasspeicher holds 32% of store-x Storage Capacity Exchange GmbH, operator of an online gas storage capacity exchange platform.

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absorber (Absorber)


"Second largest cavernous storage operator in Germany. Connections to two market areas. This is what stability looks like."

We are very young yet have half a century of experience because we have only been VNG Gasspeicher GmbH since March 1st, 2012 – but gas storage professionals since 1964.

Listen. And Be Heard.

We are active in several German and international associations which represent both our financial and political interests. Germany must import most of its natural gas. This makes gas storage facilities critical to ensuring stability in both supply and pricing. One of our main objectives is making sure that the immensely important role of natural gas storage for Germany is understood in both political and legal circles.

INES, Initiative Erdgasspeicher e. V.

INES is an association of large German storage facility operators based in Berlin and representing their interests in politics, industry and the general public. The group works towards better public recognition of the vital role that natural gas storage plays in ensuring energy supplies and security.

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BDEW, Bundesverband der Energie- und Wasserwirtschaft e.V.

The BDEW, located in Berlin, unifies German companies and energy- and water-management associations. It represents their interests as well as consults and supports members in industry-related matters.

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GSE, Gas Storage Europe

Gas Storage Europe, a sub-group of GIE (Gas Infrastructure Europe) located in Brussels, is an association of European gas storage facility operators. They actively represent the sector's interests while working with European institutions and regulatory authorities.

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Energy Saxony

"Energy Saxony" is a network for the exchange of ideas and contacts working to fortify the competitive position and export strength of Saxonian energy industry as well as to promote related research. VNG Gasspeicher is working, as a member of the association, to improve networking capabilities and the exchange of ideas within the energy industry.

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OAO Gazprom

We have been cooperating successfully with OAO Gazprom and their subsidiaries for years on scientific and technical matters. Current projects include, among other things, the optimization of operational management and maintenance of gas system technologies. This involves diagnosis using modern, innovative measurement technologies in conveyor pipe tours as part of drillings at underground natural gas storage locations.

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DBI- Gas und Umwelttechnik

We have been cooperating for years with DBI Gas- und Umwelttechnik GmbH on practical research projects. These include, for instance, the optimized use of glycol in gas drying plants using special membrane technologies.

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BVES - Bundesverband Energiespeicher e.V.

BVES brings together companies and organisations from all areas of energy storage. The aim of the association is to represent the rapidly growing and independent sector of the storage industry with one voice vis-à-vis politics, administration and the public. At the same time, the association forms a high-quality formal and informal contact network in the field of energy storage in Germany, Europe and internationally.

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Our contact representative for regulatory and associative matters

Dr. Susanne Schmidt

+49 (0)341 443 5350 +49 (0)341 443 5354 Send mail Save business card

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