Matching procedures and technical information

 


MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM TECHNICALLY FEASIBLE PARAMETERS

Minimum and maximum technically feasible pressure of gas transmission pipelines:

                Gas pipelines                           Minimum operating pressure, bar Maximum operating pressure, bar
Izborsk – Inčukalns UGS 25 47
Valdai – Pskov – Riga 25 47
Riga – Inčukalns UGS line  I 25 40
Riga – Inčukalns UGS line II 25 40
Riga – Panevežys 25 40
Vireši – Tallinn 25 40

 

MATCHING PROCEDURES

Exit / Entry points Booking procedure (re)Nomination procedure Allocation procedure Matching Point operators Regulations
Latvian domestic consumption No previous booking, due to physical flow fact Yes (4*) DSO (6*) measured quantity No Gaso - Conexus 4*
Estonian domestic consumption No Yes (4*) DSO (6*) measured quantity No Igaunijas SSO 4*
Kiemenai (IP) Standart products, "First-Come-First-Served principle"; 
Indirect capacity allocation; Pro-rata
Yes (4*) Final confirmed (re)nomination Yes (1*) Amber Grid - Conexus 4*
Balticconector (IP) Indirect capacity allocation (operator or GET-Baltic) Yes (4*) Final confirmed (re)nomination Yes (1*) Gasgrid - Elering 4*
Luhamaa Standart products, "First-Come-First-Served principle"; additional capacity, if allocations exceeds booked capacity Yes (4*) Allocated as measured,
TSO (7*) measured quantity
Monthly plan, monthly fact reconciliation Gazprom - Elering 4*
Varska Standart products, "First-Come-First-Served principle"; additional capacity, if allocations exceeds booked capacity Yes (4*) Allocated as measured,
TSO (7*) measured quantity
Monthly plan, monthly fact reconciliation Gazprom - Elering 4*
Narva (2*) Standart products, "First-Come-First-Served principle"; additional capacity, if allocations exceeds booked capacity Yes (4*) Allocated as measured,
TSO (7*) measured quantity
Monthly plan, monthly fact reconciliation Gazprom - Elering 4*
VTP Not required Yes (5*) Final confirmed (re)nomination Yes (1*) - 5*
TSO interconnection with the storage facility No Yes (5*) Final confirmed (re)nomination Using VTP, (1*, 3*, 8*) CONEXUS single operator 5*

 

1* Lesser rule

2* Сommercially unavailable

3* Limitation renominate past hours (from 01.05.2022)

4*  Decision No 120 of the Public Utilities Commission of 04 August 2022 "Common Regulations for the Use of Natural Gas Transmission System"

5*   Decision No 186 of the Public Utilities Commission  of 29 September 2022 "Common Regulations for the Natural Gas Balancing of Transmission System"

6* Distribution system operator

7* Transmission system operator

8* Virtual trading point