Underground storage sites for natural gas in Europe
Source : GIE (2021)
This map represents the working gas capacities of underground storage sites in billion of m3 and the number of storages in each European country.
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The total working gas capacity (project included) in Europe today totals around 186 billion m3, including 135 billion m3 in the UE-28.
Global storage capacity is currently estimated at over 360 billion m3.
France, Germany and Italy can hold approximately 1/3 of their annual requirement in stock. These countries store natural gas in a unique logistics chain to maintain a balance between supply and demand.