Zdzieszowice - Kędzierzyn Koźle gas pipeline

Description of the investment

The purpose of the project is to construct a high pressure gas pipeline at the Zdzieszowice – Kędzierzyn-Koźle section of the length of approximately 19 km and the diameter of 1000 mm in the territory of the Opolskie Voivodeship. 
The pipeline will mostly run along the existing high pressure gas pipeline in the territory of the municipality of Leśnica and Kędzierzyn-Koźle. The investment is planned in the years 2017 – 2018.

A design will be prepared by Górnicze Biuro Projektów ”PANGAZ” Sp. z o.o. with its registered office in Kraków, which was selected under the public bid.

Advantages of the investment

As a result of the planned investment, the security and reliability of natural gas transmission in the territory of Opole, Upper and Bottom Silesia, and transmission capacity and natural gas source diversification in Poland will increase.
In addition, the Zdzieszowice – Kędzierzyn-Koźle gas pipeline will form an element of the North-South Gas Corridor that connects the LNG terminal in Świnoujście with the planned LNG terminal in Croatia.

An important advantage for local communities will be a yearly real estate tax of 2% of the value of the gas pipeline section located within a given municipality.

Cost of the investment:

Estimated value of the investment: approximately PLN 126 million.

Environmental permit issued for gas pipeline Zdzieszowice-Kędzierzyn Koźle

On 16 October 2015, the Regional Director for Environmental Protection in Katowice issued an environmental permit for the project titled “The construction of DN 1000 MOP 8.4 MPa gas pipeline, section Zdzieszowice-Kędzierzyn and Tworóg-Kędzierzyn” which makes part of the development of the gas pipeline Tworóg-Kędzierzyn-Zdzieszowice-Wrocław together with the necessary supporting infrastructure required for its operation within the territory of Śląskie, Opolskie and Dolnośląskie Voivodeships (decision ref. no. WOOŚ.4231.2.2015.JW.13).

Project of Common Interest

In October 2013, the European Commission granted the status of the Project of Common Interest to the project. More information about the meaning of PCI status for the development of the gas transmission infrastructure is presented here and in the brochure on PCI projects. Subject to meeting additional requirments, the project might also be eligible for the EU funding under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), which will apply under the European Union financial perspective 2014-2020.

GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. carries out the Zdzieszowice - Kędzierzyn Koźle project without prejudice to rights of all stakeholders. Please, submit your notes, comments and questions concerning the Zdzieszowice - Kędzierzyn Koźle project, which is the Project of Common Interest, via this form.

Press release

27.01.2015 Consultations regarding the list of Projects of Common Interest

21.02.2014 Projects of Common Interest (PCI) conducted by GAZ-SYSTEM S.A.: publication of an information brochure

15.10.2013 Selected infrastructure projects of GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. were awarded the status of projects of common interest (PCI)



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