Czech-Polish Interconnector Gas Pipeline (CPI)

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Czech-Polish Interconnector Gas Pipeline (CPI), also known as Stork II, is a shelved bi-directional gas pipeline in the Czech Republic and Poland.[1]


The pipeline will pass through the municipalities of Libhošť and Hať in the Czech Republic, and Kędzierzyn, Poland.[2]

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Pipeline Details

  • Owner: NET4GAS, s.r.o. / GAZ-SYSTEM S.A.
  • Capacity:
  • Length: 207 km / 128.6 miles[3]
  • Diameter: 39 inches
  • Status: Proposed
  • Start Year: 2022[4]
  • Cost: $305,996,600[1]


The planned Czech-Polish Gas Interconnector, known as "Stork II"[2], consisted of the construction of a pipeline that would interconnect the existing transmission systems of the Czech Republic and Poland. Pipeline & Gas Journal reported on July 16, 2020 that the NET4GAS 2021-2030 development plan shows the company has "shelved its Czech-Polish pipeline project STORK II that was to boost cross-border capacity with Poland from 2023."[5]

The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas project codes are "TRA-A-136" (Czech-Polish Gas Interconnector (CPI)) and "TRA-A-273" (Poland - Czech Republic Gas Interconnection (PL section)).[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 ENTSOG TYNDP 2020 - Annex A - Projects Tables, ENTSOG, accessed January 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 CZECH-POLISH GAS INTERCONNECTOR, NET4GAS, accessed Jan. 16, 2020.
  3. Czech-Polish Gas Interconnector, NET4GAS, accessed Jan. 16, 2020.
  4. Ministry of Industry and Trade (February 2019). "PREVENTIVE ACTION PLAN" (PDF). Retrieved September 25, 2020.
  5. "Czech Gas Firm Scales Back Poland, Austria Interconnector Plans". Retrieved 2020-09-16.

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