Registration with the regulator
As of 10 February 2017, a legal entity has to register with the regulator as a reader of gas in the open Latvian gas market.
Documents to be submitted by legal entity.
Legal entity has to submit a notification on registration of a trader of natural gas to the regulator.
Conclusion of a contract with “Conexus”
Trader registered in the Latvian open gas market shall submit an application and conclude a contract with the management system operator “Conexus” on use of the system.
Conclusion of contract with distribution system operator
Trader concludes a contract with distribution system operator on the use of system services.
Trader has to conclude a “Contract on system service”.
Trader can conclude a contract on system service with distribution system operator only after the necessary contracts have been concluded with the management system operator.
Concluding contracts with clients
Trader that has concluded the necessary contracts with the management system and distribution system operators (if necessary, with the storage operator on use of Inčukalns Underground Gas Storage) starts concluding contracts with clients.
Registration of contracts
Trader that has concluded a new contract with client on supply of gas, registers the contract with the distribution system operator.
Trader registers the contract with the distribution system operator until 15th day of the previous month.
Planning and reserving of supply and supplying
At least one day before starting supplies of gas trader shall reserve the necessary capacities of transmission and storage.
Trader submits the plan of the next day to the management system operator on completion of supplies.
Settlements and payments
Trader receives a summary of the previous month for each supply point from the distribution system operator.
The trader receives an invoice from the unified transmission system operator "Conexus" for the booked capacities, the usage of the exit point, the balancing costs, and the ancillary services.
Trader issues an invoice to client on the supplied natural gas and system services.