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Baltic Pipe is a gas pipeline that will provide Denmark and Poland with a direct access to Norway’s gas fields.
Project of Common Interest

The Baltic Pipe project has been included on EU’s list of important infrastructure projects – also known as Projects of Common Interest (PCI) – which are deemed essential to the integration of the European energy networks. As a result, the project has been granted EU funds to perform a feasibility study. Find an abstract of the feasibility study here.


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Would you like to contact Energinet about the Baltic Pipe project?

Jesper Nørskov Rasmussen
JNR@energinet.dk, +45 23 33 85 75

Sune Juul-Sørensen
son@energinet.dk, +45 22 61 64 70

Martin Herskind Grotrian
mgr@energinet.dk, + 45 25 19 45 72

Søren Juul Larsen
sjl@energinet.dk, +45 23 33 87 25

Current status of the project

Construction of the pipeline is currently being conducted several places in Denmark.

We have buried the pipeline on Zealand (approximately 70 kilometres) and in Western Jutland (16 kilometres) from the west  coast of Denmark to the Nybro receiving terminal near Varde. 105 kilometres of pipeline has been laid on the bottom of the North Sea, from the Norwegian pipeline to the Danish west coast. All activities on the beach are now finished. 

Work is also conducted on the eastern part of Funen. 

Two parts of the project - western Funen and eastern Jutland, 80 kilometres all in all - has been postponed to 2022 because the Danish Environmental and Food Appeals Board repealed the permit for Baltic Pipe in summer 2021.

In Everdrup, Zealand, construction of the compressor station began in summer 2020 and work is progressing.

The offshore pipeline was pulled across the Little Belt in 2020 and is now ready to be connected to the onshore pipeline in Jutland and Funen.

Our Polish partner GAZ-SYSTEM is working on the Eastern coast of Zealand. Here, the pipeline will come ashore from the Baltic Sea.

Due to Covid-19, work on the construction project is carried out with several actions, aimed at reducing the risk of spreading the virus. 

Important milestones

This is an overview of the most important milestones for the Baltic Pipe project in Denmark

Public hearings

2018 - 2019

Public hearings and information meetings for citizens affected by construction work. 

Final investment decicion

30 November, 2018

Energinet and GAZ-SYSTEM make the final investment decisions for the Baltic Pipe project. 

Environmental approval

12 July, 2019

Danish Environmental Protection Agency issues the environmental approval for construction work on land.

Geotechnical studies


Geotechnical studies are carried out to get an overview of soil conditions along the planned routing of the pipeline. More than 500 geotechnical drillings are made across Jutland, Funen and Zealand. 

Archaeological studies

2019 - 2021

Local museums make archaelogical studies before the actual construction work begins. If they find interesting, prehistoric objects, archaeologists will have the opportunity of undertaking actual excavations.

Offshore environmental approval

25 October, 2019

The Danish Minister of Climate, Energy and Utilities grants permits to the offshore parts of the gas pipeline. Energinet is responsible for the pipeline on the maritime and continental shelf in the North Sea and the Little Belt and GAZ-SYSTEM for the maritime and continental shelf in the Baltic Sea. 

Construction work

December 2019 - 2022

Construction work takes place across Denmark, expected to last approximately two and a half years.

Project completion


Following tests of pipeline and compressor station, Baltic Pipe will begin the transmission of gas by the end of 2022.