Market Consultations of the binding Open Season Procedure for the Baltic Pipe Project

Market Consultations of the binding Open Season Procedure for the Baltic Pipe Project

The project promoters of the Baltic Pipe Project, the Polish and the Danish gas transmission system operators, Gas Transmission Operator GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. and Energinet.dk have launched the market consultations of the Open Season procedure.

By publishing of the “Model Paper” together with the documents regarding the Open Season procedure both TSO's would like to consult with all relevant stakeholders of the Baltic Pipe Project the Open Season procedure, scheduled for 2017.

All market participants, respective adjacent system operators and respective regulators are welcomed to become dialogue partners and are invited to submit their comments and questions to the Rules as well as to planned process until 06.01.2017, 16:00 (CET) at the latest.

DOCUMENTS:

MODEL PAPER

OPEN SEASON 2017 RULES

CONSULTATION FORM

APPENDICIES:

General appendices:

APPENDIX 1 - Phase 1 Order to Proceed Bid Form: North See Entry Point and Innterconnection Point Baltic Pipe

APPENDIX 2 - Phase 2 Final Bid Form: North See Entry Point and Innterconnection Point Baltic Pipe

Danish Appendices:

APPENDIX 3 - RULES APPLICABLE TO PARTICIPATION IN THE DANISH PART OF THE OS 2017
APPENDIX 3.A. – REGISTRATION FORM
APPENDIX 3.B. – BANK GUARANTEE
APPENDIX 3.C – DRAFT OS 2017 CAPACITY AGREEMENT
APPENDIX 3.D. - STANDARD FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT (APPENDIX 2 OF THE RULES FOR GAS TRANSPORT)

Polish Appendices:

APPENDIX 4. - ADDITIONAL GAZ-SYSTEM’S RULES FOR THE OPEN SEASON 2017
APPENDIX 4.A. - TRANSMISSION NETWORK CODE OF GAZ-SYSTEM
APPENDIX 4.B. - TARIFF OF GAZ-SYSTEM   
APPENDIX 4.C. - REGISTRATION FORM
APPENDIX 4.D. - FRAMEWORK TRANSMISSION CONTRACT TEMPLATE 
APPENDIX 4.E. - DRAFT OF THE OS 2017 CAPACITY AGREEMENT

Presentations from the Open Season Information meeting (8.12.2016)

The Q&A list regarding the Open Season Procedure for the Baltic Pipe Project

Information about the postponed startup date of Open Season Procedure for the Baltic Pipe Project

 
Please be informed that initially considered startup date of Open Season 2017 is postponed. Energinet.dk and GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. are still in the process of preparing the final rules for the Open Season 2017, based on comments received during the market consultation. Both TSOs will announce the new date in a separate publication and also by publication of the final Open Season 2017 documents.
 

NOTICE: The Polish version of the documents is available for information purposes only. In the event of any discrepancies arising between the documents in the English language and in the Polish language, the provisions of the English language version shall be legally binding.

After the consultation, Energinet.dk and GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. will evaluate the responses received during the consultation, and will adjust the Open Season Rules. The final version of the Open Season Rules is subject to approval of relevant authorities in both countries.

The Open Season process is designed to enable shippers to provide relevant TSOs with positive investments signals that are required for realization of the Baltic Pipe Project. The process will run from December 2016, starting with a market consultation of the rules, until the second half of 2017 by signing the capacity agreements which will be subject to conditions precedent.

During the market consultation, participants may submit written questions to Energinet.dk and/or GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. concerning the Open Season 2017.

All questions must be written in English and must be emailed to one or both of the below email addresses:

Energinet.dk: openseason2017@energinet.dk

GAZ-SYSTEM S.A.:
openseason@gaz-system.pl

All questions and answers will be made public in the “Q&A section” on this site in an anonymous form. The Participants shall ensure that the wording of the questions does not make it possible to identify the Participant who has submitted the question.

All communication with Energinet.dk and GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. regarding Open Season 2017 shall be in English. In addition, GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. shall also allow for communication regarding the OS 2017 in Polish.


More information on the project:

GAZ-SYSTEM S.A.: http://en.gaz-system.pl/our-investments/integration-with-european-gas-tramsmission-system/baltic-pipe/

Energinet.dk: http://energinet.dk/EN/ANLAEG-OG-PROJEKTER/Anlaegsprojekter-el/Gasledning-til-Polen-Baltic-Pipe-Feasibility-Studie/Sider/default.aspx

Contact GAZ-SYSTEM S.A
Adam Marzecki, adam.marzecki@gaz-system.pl, +48 22 220 17 07
Agnieszka Ozga, agnieszka.ozga@gaz-system.pl, +48 22 220 27 50

Contact Energinet.dk 
Christian Rutherford, cru@energinet.dk, +45 2333 8908
Julie Frost Szpilman, jfs@energinet.dk, +45 2333 8652

The attached draft Open Season 2017 Rules with appendices and other documentation are in a draft form only and subject to consultation with and approval from authorities. Changes to the attached draft documents are expected; based on input received during this consultations, arising out of further work on the drafts within Energinet.dk and GAZ-SYSTEM S.A., consultation with authorities and otherwise. Whereas, Energinet.dk and GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. will examine diligently all input received during the consultations, Energinet.dk and GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. reserve their right in their free discretion to incorporate some of the input received and to disregard other input.
 
As Energinet.dk and GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. will be publishing the questions received and answers given during this consultations, we ask all parties providing input in this consultations to note if any part of the questions asked should be treated as confidential by Energinet.dk and GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. and not be published as part of the consultations.





 

 

 


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