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Rehden Gas Storage Can't Be Filled For Several Days After Blast-Speigel


Germany's Der Spiegel reporting that the Rehden gas storage facility will not be able to be refilled for 'several days' due to a 'minor blast' at the plant.

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  • Spiegel-"Investigations into the cause of the blast are ongoing," said a spokesman. However, it is possible to deliver the gas from the underground storage facility in the Diepholz district to the grid at any time. According to the Federal Network Agency , the facility was 90.29 percent full on Tuesday afternoon."
  • "Fortunately, the deflagration happened during a storage phase and not a delivery phase," the State Office for Mining, Energy and Geology spokesman said. So nobody [will experience a] lack of gas."

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