Press releases

8 December 2017 | Dual leadership again at OPAL Gastransport: Effective 1 December, Andreas Wendler was appointed to the Management Board. The 39-year-old will work together with Eduard Schmitke; both are responsible for the network operator’s commercial operations.
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30 October 2017 | Network operator OPAL Gastransport is inviting tenders for the purchase and supply of fuel gas to operate its infrastructure. OPAL expects that it will need around 1.4 million kWh of natural gas for one supply year.
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31 July 2017 | After the suspension of the settlement agreement was revoked last week, OPAL Gastransport will now start marketing the mostly unused OPAL capacities with immediate effect.
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28 July 2017 | Marketing of the long unused OPAL capacities can begin shortly: After the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court also rejected the urgent applications to suspend the settlement agreement, OPAL Gastransport is preparing the auctions.
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28 November 2016 | Solutions reached after a long fight over the complete use of the OPAL connection pipeline in the Baltic Sea: With the signing of a settlement agreement the way has been cleared for the full use of transit capacities that have been only partially available in the past.
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31 October 2016 | The European Commission adopted modified exception conditions for use of the OPAL gas pipeline on Friday. They will be examined as soon as they are available to OPAL Gastransport.
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14 October 2016 | Network operator is inviting tenders for the purchase and supply of fuel gas in order to operate its infrastructure. OPAL expects that it will need around two billion kWh of natural gas in one supply year.
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13 May 2016 | A settlement agreement that was negotiated in 2013 but did not take effect has been renegotiated with virtually the same terms.
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1 April 2016 | A change at the helm of OPAL Gastransport & Co KG: Effective April 1, Eduard Schmitke will direct the company’s operations by himself.
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30 November 2015 | Additional managing director for OPAL Gastransport: Eduard Schmitke will join the management team at the Kassel-based network operator on 1 December.
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