Andreas Rau named CEO effective Dec 1, 2013, replacing Thomas Kleefuß Prague, 2 December 2013 – Effective December 1, 2013, the NET4GAS Supervisory Board has appointed Andreas Rau (45) as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Rau will help oversee the continued growth of the Czech gas transportation and
The around 166 kilometres long connection piece GAZELLE strengthens gas supply in the European Union and ensures security of supply in the Czech Republic and its neighbouring countries. The gas pipeline GAZELLE was solemnly inaugurated today by the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Petr Nečas, Anne Ruth Herkes, Secretary of State at the Ministry for Economics and Technology of Germany, Anatoli Borisovich Janovskij, Secretary of State at the Ministry for Energetics, representing the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, the CEO of RWE AG, Peter Terium, and the CEO NET4GAS, Thomas Kleefuß.
GAZELLE pipeline will reinforce security of natural gas supplies and raising the strategic importance of the Czech Republic The gas industry is a major component of the Czech energy sector, and no other energy source can match the possibilities and guarantees offered by gas. Not only is it the most
How the route of the pipeline is planned A great deal of thought is given to the pipeline’s path when planning the construction work. The first step is to study maps of the area and to align the needs of the project with the possibilities offered by the terrain. Next,
Impact of the pipeline on the environment and public health Most of the pipeline is to run underground through uninhabited areas, and since natural assets must be safeguarded the pipeline’s path will avoid any protected locations or sensitive sites (such as natural or architectural monuments). It was precisely on the
Description of selected pipeline projects Nord Stream The Nord Stream pipeline transports Russian gas from the Yamal Peninsula and the Shtokman gas field in the Barents Sea to Europe through the Baltic Sea. The pipeline is not passing through transit countries, and is thus a direct link between Russia and