DEUDAN Gas Pipeline

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The DEUDAN Gas Pipeline (Deutsch/Dänische Erdgastransport) is a gas pipeline running from Quarnstedt, Germany, to the German–Danish border.


The pipeline runs from the Quarnstedt interconnection point, north of Hamburg, to Ellund, on the German–Danish border. At Ellund it connects with the Ellund-Aalborg Gas Pipeline.

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Pipeline Details

  • Operator: Deutsch/Dänische (DEUDAN) Erdgastransport-Gesellschaft mbH
  • Owner: Deutsch/Dänische (DEUDAN) Erdgastransport-Gesellschaft mbH
  • Parent company: Gasunie (75%), Open Grid Europe (25%)
  • Capacity:
  • Length: 111 km
  • Diameter: 24 inches[1]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1982, expanded 1996


The DEUDAN Gas Pipeline connects the German gas system with the Ellund-Aalborg Gas Pipeline. It is owned by Deutsch/Dänische Erdgastransport-Gesellschaft, which is co-owned by Dutch firm Gasunie and German firm Open Grid Europe. It was built in 1982, and expanded in 1996.[2][3][4][5]

The SciGrid IGG data set lists the pipeline as INET_PL_1410.[6]

It is also the first gas pipeline in Germany to carry green hydrogen within a blend of natural gas, carrying up to 2% Hydrogen through its pipelines since 2020.[7]

Articles and resources


  1. Germany, Netherlands and Czech Republic Pipelines map, Theodora, accessed January 30, 2020
  2. Hamburg-Alborg Pipeline Enipedia. (Retrieved from Internet archive)
  3. Gasunie übernimmt Mehrheit an DEUDAN-Pipeline, Energate Messenger, 28 Jan. 2011.
  4. Neue Projekte: Leitung Brunsbüttel - Hetlingen, Gasunie website, accessed July 2020.
  5. About Us, Open Grid Europe website, accessed July 2020.
  6. Diettrich, Pluta, Medrjoubi (July 23, 2020). "The combined IGG gas transmission network data set". DLR Institute for Networked Energy Systems. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  7. "First green hydrogen to be fed into gas transmission system in Northern Germany". OGE. Retrieved 2022-07-21.

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