Werne-Schlüchtern-Rimpar Gas Pipeline

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Werne-Schlüchtern-Rimpar Gas Pipeline is an existing natural gas pipeline, running from Werne to Rimpar, Germany.


The pipeline runs from Werne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, to Rimpar, Bayern, Germany. It connects with the Wardenburg-Werne Gas Pipeline and the Werne-Gernsheim Gas Pipeline (both also owned by OGE) at Werne; with the MIDAL Gas Pipeline at Schlüchtern; and with the MEGAL Gas Pipeline at Rimpar.[1]

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The Werne-Schlüchtern-Rimpar Gas Pipeline was originally built by Ruhrgas AG, which was then taken over by E.ON, and then spun off into Open Grid Europe (OGE).[2]

Project Details

  • Operator: Open Grid Europe
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  • Status: Operating
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The SciGRID_gas combined IGG gas transmission network data set refers to the pipeline as INET_PL_8021,  INET_PL_8020, and INET_PL_1176.[1]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Diettrich, Pluta, Medrjoubi (July 23, 2020). "The combined IGG gas transmission network data set". DLR Institute for Networked Energy Systems. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. Ermittlung des langfristigen Kapazitätsbedarfs, bayernets/Eni/GRTgaz/GVS Netz/Open Grid Europe/Thyssengas, 2011.

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