28.03.2018

Workshops on the project Guidelines on Transmission Network Code

Presently, GAZ-SYSTEM is carrying out market consultations on suggested amendments to the Guidelines on Transmission Network Code (TNC), enabling gas market participants to join workshops, organized on March 22. 

The meeting covered debates on changes in new provisions introduced to the Guidelines as well as the discussion on operations of the national transmission system and rules of cooperation to be applied to operator-network users relations, that are to be modified.

Nearly 130 attendants of the gas market accepted an invitation, including Clients of GAZ-SYSTEM, representatives of the  Ministry of Energy, Energy Regulatory Office, Office of Technical Inspection as well as the employees of GAZ-SYSTEM.

The workshops agenda encompassed the following issues:

  • procedures of releasing and settling stocks of natural gas, including settlements concerning releasing stocks stored in warehouses, located within the territory of Poland and abroad;  
  • new solutions in the area of capacity booking, including capacity forecasts;
  • intraday duties, changes relating to termination of the transition period for the balancing code as well as balancing operations within high nitrogen gas;
  • changes in the meteorological control over gas meters

We encourage you to go through presentations we discussed over the course of workshops:

In addition, we remind you that you may submit comments on amendments to the Guidelines on Transmission Network Code as well as Methods and assumptions of the compliance analysis regarding an introduction of the intraday duty as of Art. 26, item 2 of NC BAL.

Documents subject to consultations and application forms for comments are available here.

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 controls Polskie LNG, the operator of the LNG terminal in Świnoujście.

 


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