Auction of a Bundled Capacity Product to be offered at the Mallnow interconnection point - Market consultations of the rules of the auction

Between 10-24 January 2014 Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. will conduct the market consultations regarding the Terms and Conditions of the auction of a Bundled Capacity Product to be offered at the Mallnow Interconnection Point.

The above is associated with ongoing works for the extension of the Mallnow metering station which was agreed between GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. and GASCADE Gastransport GmbH at the end of 2012. The planned completion of the expansion of the Mallnow station, and thus the ability to offer firm capacity is to take place from April 1, 2014.

The capacity will be offered as bundled and will be based on the provisions of the European Capacity Allocation Mechanisms Network Code (NC CAM), in accordance with Commission Regulation (EU) No 984/2013 of 14 October 2013 supplementing Regulation (EC) No 715/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council (OJ EU No L 273/5) (the "NC CAM").

During the pilot auctions the bundled capacity at the Mallnow interconnection point will be offered for the following periods:

  • Quarter April 2014 – June 2014: 2 917 792 kWh/h (282 677 m3/h in accordance with the GOST standard),
  • Quarter July 2014 – September 2014: 2 917 792 kWh/h (282 677 m3/h in accordance with the GOST standard).

Launching the pilot auctions is scheduled at the end of February 2014. Auction will be entirely carried out at the European Capacity Platform PRISMA Primary.

GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. publishes for the consultation the GAZ-SYSTEM's rules of the auction of Bundled Product at IP Mallnow.

List of downloadable documents:

Comments should be submitted by sending back the filled in Consultation form until 24 January 2014, 16.00 CET, on e-mail: konsultacje@gaz-system.pl.

Consultation form must be signed by the person authorized to represent the company on the scanned version together with an editable version of the Consultation form.

GAZ-SYSTEM plays a strategic role in the Polish economy. We are responsible for natural gas transmission and operate the most important gas pipelines in Poland. As part of the 2015-2025 investment programme, GAZ-SYSTEM plans to build over 2000 km of new gas pipelines in western, southern and eastern parts of Poland. Further development of the national transmission network, including the construction of new gas pipelines making part of the North-South Gas Corridor, as well as the construction of interconnections with the neighbouring countries, will strengthen Poland’s energy security and make an important contribution to the development of the European transmission system.

The Company is implementing one of the most important infrastructural projects in Poland – the Baltic Pipe project, which consists in the construction of a bidirectional offshore gas pipeline connecting Poland and Denmark and the expansion of the local transmission network.

GAZ-SYSTEM also owns Polskie LNG, the operator of the President Lech Kaczyński's LNG Terminal in Świnoujście.


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