Tender for Fuel Gas for 2020

Open Grid Europe requires so-called fuel gas to drive the compressor units in the gas transmission system which it operates. As an operator of an energy supply system, Open Grid Europe is responsible for procuring the fuel gas in accordance with the stipulations laid down in the Energy Industry Act (EnWG). In the analogous application of Section 22, the EnWG requires that fuel gas be procured in a transparent, non-discriminatory and market-oriented manner.

Open Grid Europe is calling for tenders for its entire fuel gas requirements for the year 2020 in several lots, split according to H and L-gas. This is to be delivered at the virtual trading point of NetConnect Germany GmbH & Co. KG with deliveries commencing on 1st of January 2020.

 

Rules of procedure

All gas traders interested can take part in this call for tenders in accordance with the "Open Grid Europe General Rules of Procedure for the Call for Tenders for Fuel Gas". The General Rules contain all relevant information on the conditions for participation and delivery terms as well as all the deadlines to be observed. As part of a so-called prequalification procedure, any interested trader can apply to be included in the list of bidders by submitting the documents required as proof of his professional expertise, efficiency and reliability. If this proof is furnished within the period set until 25 June 2019, the applicant will be included in the list of bidders.

Prequalified bidders will be requested to submit one or more tenders to supply the products required by 11.00 hours a.m. Local Time Germany on 2nd July 2019.

If a trader cannot furnish the proof required above or if there are other reasons laid down in the General Rules of Procedure which preclude the interested party from taking part, he will not be included in the list of bidders. In this case, he will not be able to submit any bids.

The prequalification for this call for tenders will be valid for 2 years. Bidders who have been prequalified successfully in the tender of 2018 need not to pass a new pre-qualification in order to be re-listed on the bidders list..

The call for tenders for fuel gas will take place in several lots, split according to H and L-gas, for delivery at the virtual trading point of NetConnect Germany.

The "Open Grid Europe General Rules of Procedure for the Call for Tenders for Fuel Gas" contain all information on the conditions for participation and delivery terms as well as all the deadlines to be observed.

 

Open Grid Europe General Rules of Procedure for the Call for Tenders for Fuel Gas 2020

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Self-certification

The Self-certification form within the prequalification you will find here

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Delivery Terms

The Open Grid Europe Terms of Delivery for fuel gas can be found in the gas supply contract which is available for downloading.
This gas supply contract lays down the technical, operating, organisational and commercial conditions for the delivery and billing of fuel gas between Open Grid Europe and the supplier.

The gas supply contract is an integral part of the “Open Grid Europe General Rules of Procedure for the Call for Tenders for Fuel Gas". The acceptance of the provisions of the gas supply contract is also one of the prerequisites for inclusion in the list of bidders and for any consideration of the bids of potential suppliers. Suppliers are obliged to sign a gas supply contract in the version published here if they are to deliver the lots for which they have been awarded a contract by Open Grid Europe.

The gas supply contract will be signed as soon as a bidder has been awarded a contract.

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Products L-Gas

Open Grid Europe expects that it will require approx. 0.3 billion kWh of L-gas as fuel gas in the year 2020 for which bidders will be invited to tender in four lots. These four lots consist of structured products.

Products L-Gas

Open Grid Europe expects that it will require approx. 0.3 billion kWh of L-gas as fuel gas in the year 2020 for which bidders will be invited to tender in four lots. These four lots consist of structured products.

Speciment Contract

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