Invitation to market consultation of Open Season 2017 rules regarding the Baltic Pipe Project
Energinet.dk and GAZ-SYSTEM S.A. is initiating the process that is expected to lead to Open Season where all potential shipppers will be invited to bid for capacity in the potential new gas pipeline from Norway to Denmark and Poland.
The first step is to publish The Model Paper today.
The meeting will take place 8th of December from 9 am to 12 am at the location of Energinet.dk in Denmark (Copenhagen, Ballerup).
The purpose of the Open Season process is to collect long-term investment signals for the Baltic Pipe Project before final investment decision is taken. The Open Season process will take place in a transparent and non-discriminatory way in accordance with current EU regulation.
- Integrating the Danish-Swedish and Polish gas markets by means of supply competition and bidirectional trading with the aim of ensuring increased price convergence.
- Strengthening regional security of supply by providing access to Norwegian gas for the Danish-Swedish and Polish gas markets and additionally for the markets in the wider Central and Eastern Europe.
- Specific for the Danish gas system, further increase the load-factor of exist-ing infrastructure in order to reduce tariffs to the benefit of users of the infra-structure.