Downstream network operator
Always well informed about your capacities and all interfaces with OGE: For downstream network operators, we also offer digital services that make it easier for you to do business with us.
Urgent Market Messages
Terms and conditions
Network access conditions / pdf / 567.04 KB
Network access conditions
General Terms & Conditions for Entry/Exit Contracts (entry/exit system) version 10.2, published on 10 October 2019, applicable from 1st January 2020
Internal order / pdf / 106.29 KB
Supplementary terms and conditions
Supplementary terms and conditions of Open Grid Europe GmbH for internal orders for downstream network operators as of 01.10.2016 – published on 21.07.2016 (only in German).
Market information / pdf / 73.12 KB
Communication data sheet of Open Grid Europe
Price sheet / pdf / 382.78 KB
Fees charged by Open Grid Europe GmbH at interconnection points according to Regulation (EU) 2017/459 in the NetConnect Germany GmbH & Co. KG market area
Vaild from 01 January 2021, 06:00 a.m., until 01 October 2021, 06:00 a.m.
Price sheet / pdf / 470.96 KB
NCG Price sheet of Open Grid Europe GmbH 2020
for entry and exit contracts and internal orders pursuant to Cooperation Agreement X.2 in the market area of NetConnect Germany GmbH & Co. KG, valid for shipments from 01.01.2020
Price sheets that were valid before the current calendar year can be found in our media library.
Topics regarding internal orders
Internal order / pdf / 27.71 KB
System responsibility data update during the year
System responsibility data update during the year – published on 31.07.2016 (only in German).
Internal order / xlsx / 26.91 KB
Form for submitting long-term forecast for the internal order
Form for submitting long-term forecast for the internal order (only in German).
Internal order / pdf / 132.94 KB
Request for multi-year order
Request for multi-year order – published on 31.07.2016 (only in German).
Internal order / pdf / 238.42 KB
Adjustment of internal order during the year
Adjustment of internal order during the year – published on 31.07.2016 (only in German).
Internal order / pdf / 78.79 KB
Form for unavailability of systems
Form for unavailability of systems – published on 02.07.2018 (only in German).
Form / xlsx / 56.15 KB
Declaration of biogas costs
Declaration of biogas costs (only in German).
Form / xlsx / 56.21 KB
Declaration of market area conversion costs 2018
(only in German)
Market information / pdf / 616.38 KB
Minimum technical requirements
Apart from the network connection conditions, the MTRs also includes binding requirements and recommendations for the safe, efficient and cost-effective implementation of technical rules and …regulations for the installation, modification and operation of gas pressure regulating and metering systems connected to Open Grid Europe’s pipeline network. Note: The following technical guidelines have been incorporated into and replaced by the revised MTRs with effect from 20 November 2017: Network connection conditions, Minimum technical requirements for gas pressure regulating and metering stations (TMA-GDRM), Minimum technical requirements for measuring equipment as well as data scope and quality for measuring equipment (TMA-Mess), Guideline for gas pressure regulating and metering stations (GL 340-502), Guideline for gas property measuring equipment (GL 340-503), Commissioning of network connections and measuring equipment installed in the pipeline network operated by Open Grid Europe GmbH and Network connection conditions for biogas (only in German).
Network connection, Interconnection / pdf / 846.64 KB
Network interconnection contract
Pursuant to Article 7 of the Gas Network Access Ordinance, network operators have to sign network interconnection contracts with operators of networks to which they are connected via a network …interconnection point. The specimen network interconnection contract published by Open Grid Europe is based on the provisions of Section 2 of Part 3 (Articles 26-31) and of Part 5 (Articles 52-62) of the Agreement on Cooperation between Operators of Gas Supply Networks Located in Germany as amended on 29 March 2018 (KoV X), which is attached to the contract as Annex 5 for information. Annexes 1 to 4 of the network interconnection contract describe in more concrete terms the provisions of Section 2 of Part 3 (Articles 26-31) of the KoV X as provided in Article 26, Section 3 of KoV X. The supplementary provisions describe, in particular, the exact location of the network interconnections (Annex 1), their combination (where applicable) into exit zones (Annex 4) and the technical framework applicable to the relevant network interconnection and/or the relevant exit zone (only in German).
Internal order / pdf / 8.89 KB
Gas quality documents, H-gas, Exit
Gas quality documents - Appendix to capacity contract for H-gas at exit point (only in German).
Internal order / pdf / 8.89 KB
Gas quality documents, L-gas, Exit
Gas quality documents - Appendix to capacity contract for L-gas at exit point (only in German).
Capacity details of internal order
As a transmission system operator, we are obliged to publish the capacity data of internal orders from directly downstream network operators every year. We must always publish this data on our website by November 15th of each year.