Zdzieszowice - Kędzierzyn Koźle gas pipeline

Description of the investment Project

The purpose of the project is to construct a high pressure gas pipeline at the at the section  dzieszowice – Kędzierzyn-Koźle, 17,3 km long, with a diameter of 1000 mm and a pressure of 8,4 MPa in the territory of Opolskie voivodeship.

Location of the project

The pipeline will mostly run along the existing high pressure gas pipeline in the territory of the municipality of Leśnica and Kędzierzyn-Koźle.

Stage of the investment

On 17 January 2020, the construction of the Zdzieszowice - Kędzierzyn-Koźle gas pipeline was completed.

The contractor of construction works was JT S.A.

The contractor of the project supervision was SGS Polska Sp. z o.o.

The contractor of design documentation and author's supervision over the construction of the Zdzieszowice - Kędzierzyn-Koźle gas pipeline is Górnicze Biuro Projektów "PANGAZ" Sp. z o.o.

The construction of the gas pipeline is planned to be completed in 2020.

Legal basis

The project is performed based on the provisions of the Act of 24 April 2009 on investment projects related to the liquefied natural gas re-gasification terminal in Świnoujście (consolidated wording: Journal of Laws of 2017, item 2302, as amended). The gas pipeline has been included in the catalogue of projects accompanying the terminal-related projects, pursuant to the Act of 30 May 2014 amending the Act on investment projects related to the liquefied natural gas re-gasification terminal in Świnoujście, and amending the Act on real estate management (Journal of Laws of 2014, item 906).

Benefits resulting from the project

The effect of the investment will be increasing the safety and reliability of natural gas transmission to the Opole region and Silesia, and on the national scale increasing the transmission capacity and the degree of diversification of natural gas sources. It will also constitute a crucial component of the North-South Gas Corridor.
The property tax paid each year by GAZ-SYSTEM, equaling 2% of the value of the transmission infrastructure located within the territory of a given municipality, will be considerable benefit for the local communities in question. The taxes will benefit the local budgets on a regular basis, and can be earmarked to address the needs of local communities.

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.
GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. implements the investment Zdzieszowice - Kędzierzyn Koźle, respecting the rights of all interested stakeholders. Please, submit your notes, comments and questions concerning the Zdzieszowice – Kędzierzyn-Koźle project, which is the Project of Common Interest, via this form.

Environmental decision

On 16 October 2015 the Regional Environmental Protection Director in Katowice issued the environmental conditions decision for the undertaking consisting in the construction of a high-pressure gas pipeline, DN 1000, MOP 8,4 MPa, on sections Zdzieszowice – Kędzierzyn and Tworóg - Kędzierzyn, constituting an element of Tworóg – Kędzierzyn – Zdzieszowice - Wrocław gas pipeline, along with infrastructure required to operate the pipeline, on the territories of Śląskie, Opolskie and Dolnośląskie voivodeships (decision reference number WOOŚ.4231.2.2015.JW.13).

Location decision

On 22 December 2015 the opolskie voivodeship Governor issued the decision on determining the location of the investment for the scope of the "Zdzieszowice - Kędzierzyn-Koźle" gas pipeline.

Building permit

On 28 November 2016 the opolskie voivodeship Governor issued  the decision No. 109 / D / 2016 on the construction permit for the investment named: “Construction of the Zdzieszowice - Kędzierzyn-Koźle gas pipeline”

Press release

16.03.2018 JT S.A. will build the Zdzieszowice - Kędzierzyn-Koźle gas pipeline

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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