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The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
This report addresses a review of main EU natural gas transmission network facilities. A review of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) regasification terminals, Underground Gas Storage (UGS) facilities, Compressor Stations (CS) and pipelines has been done. Special attention has been paid to identify types, operation modes and main types of failures of these facilities. Reasonable ranges of failure frequencies have also been selected from the available literature. The contents of this report are expected to be relevant as data sources to national and regional Risk Assessments (RA) performed in line with Regulation (EU) 2017/1938 concerning measures to safeguard the security of gas supply.