Rough, the UK’s largest gas storage facility, will not be available for gas injections until the end of April 2018, operator Centrica Storage (CS) said on Wednesday.
However, withdrawals from Rough are unaffected. Centrica announced in February that Rough would be shut for injections until at least 1 July 2017.
"CS has concluded that, as a reasonable and prudent operator, based upon the results of its well testing programme, Rough cannot safely re-commence injection operations in the 2017/18 storage year," the company said in a release.
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