Invitation to tender for fuel gas

Network operators need so-called fuel gas for operating their gas pipeline networks. GASCADE Gastransport GmbH (“GASCADE”), NEL Gastransport GmbH (“NGT”) and ONTRAS Gastransport GmbH (“ONTRAS”) are calling for tenders for their fuel gas requirements.  All gas traders are invited to take part in this call for tenders for the sale and supply of fuel gas with a common consumption demand of GASCADE and NGT of approximately 2,9 billion kWh/a and approximately 0,1 billion kWh/a for ONTRAS.

GASCADE, NGT and ONTRAS are requesting tenders for the sale and supply of fuel gas in the period from 1st April 2019 to 1st April 2020, at the virtual trading point GASPOOL.

The offer to sell and supply fuel gas will be based on a master agreement and an individual agreement as an annex to the separate master agreement. GASCADE, NGT and ONTRAS will conclude these agreements with the gas traders who win the call for tenders. The individual agreement to the master agreement will govern in particular the prices of the quantities of fuel gas quantity to be procured. 

Conclusion of a master agreement, including the associated individual agreement, does not mean that fuel gas is sold to GASCADE, NGT and ONTRAS. If required, GASCADE, NGT and ONTRAS will purchase the actual quantity of fuel gas as a spot market product (European Gas Spot Index) by placing individual orders in form of daily bands. 

Sellers wishing to offer fuel gas must first take part in a prequalification process so as to be able to present their terms of sale and delivery in the subsequent invitation to the tender and bidding phase. 


Pursuant to Section 2 item (2) of the invitation to tender conditions of GASCADE, all the documents required for prequalification must be received by 12:00 noon on 15th February 2019

The tender and bidding phase in accordance with Section 3 of the invitation to tender conditions of GASCADE ends at 12:00 noon on 22nd February 2019.

The contract award phase conducted by GASCADE in accordance with Section 4 of the invitation to tender conditions will end at 6:00 p.m. on 1st March 2019.

In the case of queries please contact:
Margarita Stohler
+49 561 934-1331
E-Mail: margarita.stohlerSpam


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