Consultations Article 26 of the TAR NC

The consultation on the reference price methodology for the National Transmission System for years 2023-2024

In accordance with the decision of the President of the Energy Regulatory Office DRG.DRG-2.7129.5.2018.JDo1 dated 16 July 2018, GAZ-SYSTEM has been appointed as the entity responsible for carrying out periodic consultations pursuant to Article 26 of the TAR NC, under which this document detailing the proposed reference price methodology is published.

The Consultation document and the attachments are available below:

Any comments to the reference prices methodology should be sent to the e-mail address: by 31 October 2021. In order to ensure transparency and efficiency of the consultation process, the Company kindly requests to send comments also in English.



On 28th August 2018 GAZ-SYSTEM S.A started the process of consulting and approving the methodology for setting the reference prices for gas transmission services. The consultation aims to enable the network users to better understand the principles of transmission services tariffs calculation and changes introduced in these tariffs as well as the manner they are set.

This obligation was imposed on GAZ-SYSTEM by the decision of the President of the Energy Regulatory Office dated 16th July 2018, issued in accordance with the provisions of Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/460 of 16 March 2017 establishing a network code on harmonized transmission tariff structures for gas.

In accordance with the schedule adopted by GAZ-SYSTEM, the consultation process started at the end of August 2018 and lasted until 31st October 2018.

The Consultation document and the attachments are available below:

Consultation document complying with the requirements of the art. 26 of the TAR NC

Attachment no. 1 – The comparison of the indicative reference prices for 2020 calculated based on CWD and the proposed postage stamp methodology.

Simplified tariff model – high-methane gas E

Simplified tariff model – low-methane gas Lw

ACER Consultation template Tariff NC Article 26 (5)


In response to the periodic consultation on the proposed reference price methodology conducted by GAZ-SYSTEM, in fulfilment of Article 26 of the TAR NC, the following entities replied:
• Equinor ASA, Norway
• Polskie Górnictwo Naftowe i Gazownictwo S.A. (Polish Oil and Gas Company)
• Gas Storage Poland sp. z o.o.
The responses received referred to the following aspects of the proposed reference price methodology:
• The level of the discounts proposed for the underground storage facilities;
• The proposed entry – exit split;
• The possibility of implementing preferential rates at Polish-Ukrainian border.
Please find below the responses received. In order to make the consultation process transparent and to render it more effective the responses are also published in English.
Equinor - English version
PGNiG – Polish version
PGNiG – English translation
Gas Storage Poland – Polish version
Gas Storage Poland – English translation



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