30.07.2021

Market consultation of the interconnection agreement between GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. and eustream, a.s.

The Polish and Slovak transmission system operators – Operator Gazociągów Przesyłowych GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. and eustream, a.s. intend to conclude an interconnection agreement regarding the gas transmission through Výrava interconnection point, which will connect the gas transmission systems of Poland and Slovakia after the construction of a new cross-border gas pipeline.

According to the Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/703 of 30 April 2015 establishing a network code on interoperability and data exchange rules, both TSO’s shall invite the network users to comment on the proposed text  of:

1)   rules for the matching process,

2)    rules for the allocation of gas quantities,

3)    communication procedures in case of exceptional events.

All market participants are invited to submit their comments and questions by sending them to the e-mail address: instrukcja@gaz-system.pl and transmission@eustream.sk. This consultation will run from 30th July 2021 until 30th September 2021.

Questionnaire for submitting remarks

After the consultation, GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. and eustream, a.s. will evaluate the responses received during the consultation and take the network users’ comments into account when concluding abovementioned interconnection agreement.

 

GAZ-SYSTEM is a strategic company for the Polish economy. It is responsible for the transmission of natural gas, manages the most important gas pipelines in Poland and owns the President Lech Kaczyński LNG Terminal in Świnoujście.

As part of the 2015-2025 investment programme, GAZ-SYSTEM is constructing over 2000 km of new gas pipelines in the western, southern and eastern parts of Poland. Over a dozen new gas pipelines are under construction within the North-South Gas Corridor and the compressor station in Kędzierzyn Koźle, as well as interconnections with Lithuania and Slovakia. Onshore gas pipelines are planned to connect the planned FSRU floating terminal in the Gulf of Gdansk with the national transmission system. The LNG Terminal in Świnoujście is also being extended, as a result of which the regasification capacity of this facility will be increased by more than a half.

The company is also implementing one of the most important infrastructural projects in the country - the Baltic Pipe project which consists in the construction of a two-way offshore gas pipeline connecting Poland and Denmark, expansion of the local transmission network and three gas compressor stations.

 


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