Restriction of the transport capacities of OPAL Gastransport GmbH & Co. KG

Measures taken to comply with decree / Restriction of concerned capacities

Kassel. According to the decree of the German regulatory authority Bundesnetzagentur (Federal Network Agency) dated 13 September 2019 OPAL Gastransport GmbH & Co. KG is no longer allowed to market the partly regulated decoupled entry and exit connection capacities in the amount of 15.86 mln. kWh/h and to transport gas volumes through these capacities which are already booked. 

OPAL Gastransport GmbH & Co. KG has initiated necessary measures to comply with the decree of Bundesnetzagentur and to respectively restrict the marketing and usage of partly regulated decoupled connection capacities as soon as possible. Therefore it will not be possible to book any partly regulated decoupled entry and exit connection capacities of OPAL Gastransport GmbH & Co. KG with immediate effect. 

OPAL Gastransport GmbH & Co. KG will restrict the usage of partly regulated decoupled entry and exit connection capacities in close coordination with the up- and downstream transport system operators and with respect to the technical requirements as of 14 September 2019 06:00 a.m. CEST.