Our locations

Regionally rooted, fit for the future

The gas storage portfolio of RWE Gas Storage West comprises five plants. Four of the storages, out of which one is connected to the Dutch market, are located in North-Rhine Westphalia. The fifth plant is located in Saxony-Anhalt. To be able to serve even better customer needs we market two of the plants jointly as pool.


Data at a glance

Number of storage locations


Working gas volume in total

approx. 1.6 bcm

Withdrawal capacity in total

approx. 65.8 bcm/day

Injection capacity in total

approx. 26.2 mcm/day

The key data are updated annually.


A sixth plant the storage in Hoogstede-Kalle is being decommissioned at the moment and is not available to the market.

On the following map you have the possibility to get an overview of our operating locations with further detailed information. You will find addresses, figures and information on a direct way with only one more mouse click.

The safety of our storage facilities and the protection of nature come first

The underground storage of natural gas is a safe, eco-friendly way to safeguard energy supply. It is also a Europe-wide time-tested method. From planning to construction down to operation: all steps are subject to severest protection regulations.

Our neighbourhood information concerning the relevant storage facility supplies an outline about our facilities, the safety measures as well as persons to contact.