The UK’s largest natural gas storage facility, Rough, will no longer be in operation following a decision by Centrica Storage (CSL).
The storage facility has been in function for more than 30 years, and now its “wells and facilities are at the end of their design life”. As a result, CSL has announced plans to close the facility.
Rough was the UK’s only depleted gas field used for storage and was responsible for 70% of the UK’s gas storage volume. (more…)