NABUCCO Gas Pipeline International GmbH hereby announces the launch of the Open Season process for capacity booking in the Nabucco pipeline.
This first phase of the Open Season process offers potential shippers the possibility to register their interest in booking capacity in the pipeline and to request access to the Open Season documents, following which they can provide non-binding capacity bookings.
The Open Season documents include the details of the Open Season process, the form of gas transportation agreement and the related network code, setting out the terms and conditions proposed by the transporter for transportation services through the Nabucco pipeline.
About the Open Season Process:
The first phase of the Open Season process is envisaged to be concluded by the end of Q 2 2013.
Following the successful conclusion of this phase, shippers will be invited to submit binding bids. The initiation of the binding bid phase is foreseen to take place in Q 3 2013.
Please note that in order to provide for a certain level of flexibility, NABUCCO Gas Pipeline International GmbH reserves the right to extend or otherwise vary the timetable of the Open Season process.
Please click here to download a detailed information sheet on the Open Season process.
Information for prospective shippers:
Prospective shippers that wish to participate in the Open Season should first return a signed Confidentiality Agreement together with evidence of signing authority and contact details to NIC
Please click here to download the confidentiality agreement.
The signed confidentiality agreement may be sent by letter, email or fax as follows:
Address: Floridsdorfer Hauptstrasse 1, 1210 Vienna, Austria
Fax: +43 1 277775 232
For the attention of: Capacity Marketing Department
Upon receipt of the signed confidentiality agreement, NIC will return a countersigned Confidentiality Agreement to each prospective shipper; and provide each prospective shipper with:
(a) access to the Open Season data room (from which prospective shippers will be able to download the Open Season rules, together with a number of other documents integral to the Open Season);
(b) a data room user guide
(c) a registration number.
Information for media
In case of questions, please contact the Nabucco Corporate Communications Department
Open Season Information Sheet
Confidentiality Agreement (To be countersigned and returned, please see above)