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HU-SK-AT Project

 
 
24.4.2019
HUSKAT Bid submission window IV - call for bids
Companies Magyar Gáz Tranzti Zrt.( MGT) , eustream a.s. ( Eustream) and Gas Connect Austria (GCA) inform HUSKAT project participants that the economic test performed after closure of Bid submission window III. was negative. Above mentioned TSOs invite Bidders to submit Bids in Submission window IV in line with HUSKAT Rulebook Alternative Allocation Procedure opened in period from 23. April till 30. April 2019.

5.4.2019
HUSKAT Alternative Allocation Procedure - Bid submission window III.
Dear Business Partners,

Magyar Gáz Tranzti ZRt. (MGT), eustream a.s. (Eustream) and Gas Connect Austria GmbH (GCA) hereby would like to inform participants that due to the execution of the step back right the call for Bid submission III. is now open, according to the Rulebook of the HU-SK-AT Alternative Allocation Procedure. Those Bidders who submitted Bids in Bid submission window I/II and capacity were not allocated/partly allocated to them (Non allocated Bidders) may submit new Bids for the remaining available capacity to the TSOs.
The Bid submission window III. is open from 5th April to17th April 2019. The results of the Bid submission window III. will be published on 18th April 2019.

24.10.2018
HUSKAT route received positive response from the market (Bid submission window II – results)
Transmission system operators from Hungary, Slovakia and Austria have held a successful allocation procedure for the HUSKAT project route towards Austrian VTP. Offered transmission capacities at Hungarian-Slovak border were fully booked for seven - year period and partly for the next years during the October bid submission window. Total amount of bids has exceeded capacity of 4.29 bcm/year for the period from October 2022 to September 2029. Magyar Gáz Tranzit Zrt. (MGT) , eustream a.s. (Eustream) and Gas Connect Austria (GCA) would like to thank all participants for the submitted bids. Having concluded the project has passed the economic tests. Based on a positive response from the market, the HUSKAT project will proceed in line with principles and conditions set according to in the Rulebook of Alternative Allocation Procedure being in line with the Article 30 of the Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/459. In line with the procedure set in this Rulebook the final confirmations of capacity bookings are expected to be granted by the end of March 2019.

5.10.2018
HUSKAT Bid submission window II - call for bids
Dear Business Partners,

Magyar Gáz Tranzit ZRt. , eustream a.s. and Gas Connect Austria GmbH. hereby publish its call for Bid submission II. according to the Rulebook HUSK-AT Alternative Allocation Procedure. The Bid submission window II is open from 6 October till 19 October 2018.

The results of the Economic test II shall be published on 24 October, 2018.

For the updated Bids please use the following Bid form

We wish to all Bidder successful Bidding

1.10.2018
HUSKAT Bid submission window I - results
Magyar Gáz Tranzti Zrt.( MGT) , eustream a.s. ( Eustream) and Gas Connect Austria (GCA) would like to thank participants for the active participation an submitted Bids in the first bidding round of the HUSK-AT Alternative Allocation Procedure. 

At Balassagyarmat – Velké Zlievce Interconnection Point (BGY/VZ IP) the majority of submitted binding capacity demand was for the length of 7 years period, with around 50% level of the offered capacity level (Level II). The capacity demand in the Slovak part of the HUSKAT project did not reach the level for the positive result of the economic test which is required for bundled capacity allocation at the BGY/VZ IP and Baumgarten IP. 

In order to reach both the positive economic test on the Slovak side and the positive economic test for the offer level II. on the Hungarian side, if market demand requires offer level II., herewith MGT, Eustream and GCA invite the Bidders to the second Bid submission window which will be conducted from 06 October till 19 October 2018.

27.7.2018
HUSKAT Capacity booking announcement
Dear business partner,

the Regulatory Office for Network Industries, in accordance with the Article 28 (2) of the Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/459 of 16 March 2017 establishing a network code on capacity allocation mechanisms in gas transmission systems and repealing Regulation (EU) No 984/2013, issued the Decision No. 0001/2018/P-EU dated on July 27, by means of which the implementation of the principles for alternative allocation mechanisms at interconnection points Veľké Zlievce/ Balassagyarmat and Baumgarten for eustream, a.s., has been approved. 

Based on this fact and also in accordance with the Article 28 (3) of the Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/459 the company eustream, a.s. announces the possibility to book capacities at interconnection points Veľké Zlievce/ Balassagyarmat (the border HU/SK) and Baumgarten (the border SK/AT) by means of alternative allocation mechanisms of capacities (hereinafter as “ the project HUSKAT”) in line with conditions specified in the document RULEBOOK - BINDING ALTERNATIVE ALLOCATION PROCEDURE.

Below please find all necessary documents relating to the project HUSKAT:

RULEBOOK - BINDING ALTERNATIVE ALLOCATION PROCEDURE ACCORDING TO THE COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) NO. 459/2017

Annex 1. (Registration form)

Annex 2. (Bid form)

Annex 3. (Framework gas transmission contract of Eustream, a.s.)

Annex 4. (Business Code, General Terms and Conditions and Framework gas transmission contract of MGT, Hungarian version of the Rulebook)

Annex 5. (Frame Capacity Contract of Gas Connect Austria GmbH)

Annex 6. (Capacity Contract for capacities allocated in the course of the “HUSKAT” Binding Alternative Allocation Procedure of Gas Connect Austria GmbH)

Annex 7. (Model bank guarantee security regarding termination fee of Gas Connect Austria GmbH)

Annex 8. (Alternative Allocation Procedure Schema)

Registration of participants, who are interested in taking part in the project HUSKAT booking capacities by course of alternative allocation mechanisms, will go on from July 30, 2018 till August 14, 2018 in line with conditions specified in the document RULEBOOK - BINDING ALTERNATIVE ALLOCATION PROCEDURE.

31.5.2018
HU-SK-AT Shipper information day - Invitation
Dear Business Partners,

eustream a.s., Hungarian Gas Transit Ltd. and Gas Connect Austria GmbH invites all potential partners to the HU-SK-AT shipper information event which will be hosted by the Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority in Budapest (address: 1054 Budapest, Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út 52.), on June 5. at 11:00h.

You can find agenda in the following document: 
Agenda 

You can find practical information for the event, which was prepared by Hungarian Regulatory Authority: 
Practical information 

Please find presentation from shipper information day:
Presentation

25.5.2018
Consultation: binding alternative allocation procedure for the HU-SK-AT route
Dear business partner,

Transmission system operators Eustream, Magyar Gáz Tranzit and Gas Connect Austria announce a joint public consultation of the RULEBOOK - BINDING ALTERNATIVE ALLOCATION PROCEDURE for the booking of transmission capacity at the interconnection points Veľké Zlievce / Balassagyarmat (HU/SK border) and Baumgarten (SK/AT border).

Access the consultation documents via this link

Technical Study of Eustream´s part of the study is accessible via following link

A shipper information event will be hosted by the Hungarian national regulatory authority in Budapest on June 5. Please send your consultation responses to transmission@eustream.sk by June 3, 2018.

The consultation ends June 25, 2018