SI 2017/407
20th March 2017
SI 2017/442
21st March 2017

Development of gas storage facility consented

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has given development consent for  the Keuper Gas Storage Facility, at Holford Brinefield, north of Middlewich, Cheshire to provide resilience to the UK gas supply network.

The underground gas storage facility will consist of up to nineteen underground caverns, gas processing plant and associated development with capacity to store up to 500 standard million cubic meters (mcm) of natural gas, having an import and export capability of up to 34 mcm per day.