12.06.2018

About standards in settlements of the transmitted gas discussed in Janów Podlaski

On May 21-23, 2018, GAZ-SYSTEM hosted the Central and Eastern Europe TSO’s Metrological Forum, gathering representatives of transmission gas pipeline operators from Central and Eastern Europe as well as manufactures of measuring equipment. 

The meeting in Janów Podlaski was an occasion to compare binding regulations on meteorological supervision, calibration of gas meters, yet an opportunity to share know-how and experience in this field.
   
Representatives of GAZ-SYSTEM underlined that the Gas Meter Calibration Laboratory, opened Hołowczyce back in 2017, fulfills the needs of the gas market both in Poland and Europe. The organization addresses the new services to end users, distribution companies and all entities interested in calibration of gas meters. Once properly conducted, the process will result in an increased accuracy of settlements between transmission gas pipeline operators and their clients as well as within the entire gas system. 
  

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Gas pipeline operators representing Croatia, Lithuania, Latvia, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, Hungary and Poland exchanged up-to-date information on the infrastructure related to their networks, maintenance of components of transmission systems, new investments and expansion plans. The issues that were discusses also covered legal solutions and prescriptive requirements on calibration of gas meters and the equipment measuring the quantity and quality of gas.

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- The Laboratory, based in Hołowczyce, enables to set characteristics of gas meters at a defined calibration pressure, that is as close as possible to the pressure a particular gas meters operates at. Hence, we provide an increased accuracy of settlements related to the transmitted gas. – said Aneta Korda-Burza, Head of Laboratories Division, GAZ-SYSTEM. – Both this unit and our Gas Quality Measurement Laboratory, located in Pogórska Wola,  (Małopolskie Province) are intended to carry out R&D operations. We also debated on that over the meeting we were the host of – she added.

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The forum was a chance for manufactures of measuring equipment and gas meters to present their designs. It stirred up a discussion on new technologies applied in this area, including ultrasonic gas meters, that have been gaining popularity. The participants emphasized the need for a regular exchange of information at the expert’s level and presentation of innovative solutions.       

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The closing item in the forum’s agenda was a field visit in the Gas Meter Calibration Laboratory, in the nearby village of Hołowczyce.

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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