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.

Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. is a strategic company for the Polish economy, responsible for the transmission of natural gas and the management of the most important gas pipelines in Poland. GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. is also the owner of Polskie LNG S.A., a company established to build the Świnoujście LNG terminal.
As part of its 2015-2025 investment scheme, GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. is planning to build over 2,000 km of new gas lines in western, southern and eastern Poland. Further expansion of the domestic transmission system, including construction of new gas pipelines being part of the North-South Gas Corridor, as well as construction of interconnections with Lithuania, Slovakia and the Czech Republic, will enhance Poland’s energy security and contribute considerably to the development of the European transmission system.
In 2009-2015, GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. completed an investment plan consisting in the construction of over 1,200 km of new gas transmission lines in north-western and central Poland. The projects implemented by the company and the physical and virtual reversal on the Yamal pipeline have translated into a significant increase in technical import opportunities on routes other than from the East.

 


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