This renovation project is expected to increase storage capacity at the Cere-la-Ronde site up to 1,200 million cubic meters as well as reduce the facility’s impacts on the environment. Jacobs will design and install new gas compression, double the gas treatment facilities, and upgrade the control system and utilities.

The project is scheduled to be implemented over the next two years. Jacobs has been supporting Storengy’s investment of developing storage sites since 2006 as owner’s engineer.

Robert Matha, vice president of Jacobs Group, said: “We are happy to be working on this project, which helps Storengy to meet energy demand in Europe and expands our relationship with Storengy and GDF SUEZ Group.”

Storengy, a GDF Suez company, is in charge of natural gas storage activities in France, Great Britain and Germany.