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 45

 

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 2020. gada 23. aprīlī (prot. Nr. 19, 7. p.) "Par Vienoto dabasgāzes pārvades sistēmas lietošanas noteikumu saskaņošanu".
Estonian domestic consumption No Yes (4*) DSO (6*) measured quantity No Igaunijas SSO 2020. gada 23. aprīlī (prot. Nr. 19, 7. p.) "Par Vienoto dabasgāzes pārvades sistēmas lietošanas noteikumu saskaņošanu".
Kiemenai (IP) Standart products, "First-Come-First-Served principle"; 
Indirect capacity allocation
Yes (4*) Final confirmed (re)nomination Yes (1*) Amber Grid - Conexus 2020. gada 23. aprīlī (prot. Nr. 19, 7. p.) "Par Vienoto dabasgāzes pārvades sistēmas lietošanas noteikumu saskaņošanu".
Balticconector (IP) Indirect capacity allocation (operator or GET-Baltic) Yes (4*) Final confirmed (re)nomination Yes (1*) Gasgrid - Elering 2020. gada 23. aprīlī (prot. Nr. 19, 7. p.) "Par Vienoto dabasgāzes pārvades sistēmas lietošanas noteikumu saskaņošanu".
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 2020. gada 23. aprīlī (prot. Nr. 19, 7. p.) "Par Vienoto dabasgāzes pārvades sistēmas lietošanas noteikumu saskaņošanu".
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 2020. gada 23. aprīlī (prot. Nr. 19, 7. p.) "Par Vienoto dabasgāzes pārvades sistēmas lietošanas noteikumu saskaņošanu".
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 2020. gada 23. aprīlī (prot. Nr. 19, 7. p.) "Par Vienoto dabasgāzes pārvades sistēmas lietošanas noteikumu saskaņošanu".
VTP Not required Yes (5*) Final confirmed (re)nomination Yes (1*) - 2021. gada 25. novembrī (prot. Nr. 48, 3. p.) "Par vienotās dabasgāzes pārvades ieejas-izejas sistēmas balansēšanas noteikumu saskaņošanu".
TSO interconnection with the storage facility No Yes (5*) Final confirmed (re)nomination Using VTP, (1*, 3*, 8*) CONEXUS single operator 2021. gada 25. novembrī (prot. Nr. 48, 3. p.) "Par vienotās dabasgāzes pārvades ieejas-izejas sistēmas balansēšanas noteikumu saskaņošanu".

 

1* Lesser rule

2* Сommercially unavailable

3* Limitation renominate past hours (no 01.05.2022)

4*  Decision No 45 of the Public Utilities Commission of 23 April 2020 (prot. No. 19, 7. p.) "Common Regulations for the Use of Natural Gas Transmission System"

5*   Decision No 135 of the Public Utilities Commission  of 25 November 2021 (prot. No. 48, 3. p.) "Common Regulations for the Natural Gas Balancing of Transmission System"

6* Distribution system operator

7* Transmission system operator

8* Virtual trading point