Become a qualified supplier and participate: Tender for fuel gas for 2023
Open Grid Europe GmbH (OGE) 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, OGE 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.
OGE is calling for tenders for its entire fuel gas requirements for the year 2023 in several lots, split according to H and L-gas. This is to be delivered at the virtual trading point of Trading Hub Europe (THE) with deliveries commencing on 1st of January 2023.
Rules of procedure
All gas traders interested can take part in this call for tenders in accordance with the "Open Grid Europe GmbH 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 16th December 2022, 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 9.00 hours a.m. Local Time Germany on 20th December 2022.
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 2021 need not to pass a new pre-qualification in order to be re-listed on the bidders list..
The fuel gas shoul be delivered at the virtual trading point of Trading Hub Europe (THE). The "Open Grid Europe GmbH 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.
General Rules of Procedure for the Call for Tenders for Fuel Gas -2023
Document in the Download Section (General Rules of Procedure for the Call for Tenders for Fuel Gas).
Self certification Download
The Self-certification form within the prequalification you will find in the Download-Section (Prequalification for fuel gas tenders).
Delivery Terms / Speciment Contract
The OGE Terms of Delivery for fuel gas can be found in the relevant gas supply contract “Bands” and “Structures” which is available for downloading.
These gas supply contracts lays down the technical, operating, organisational and commercial conditions for the delivery and billing of fuel gas between OGE and the supplier.
These gas supply contracts are an integral part of the “Open Grid Europe GmbH 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 OGE.
The relevant gas supply contract (for “Bands” and/or “Structures”) will be signed as soon as a bidder has been awarded a contract.
The terms of delivery for fuel gas to OGE can be found in the gas supply contract which can be downloaded in the Download Section at the end of this page.
OGE expects that it will require 746 GWh of H-gas as fuel gas in the year 2023 for which bidders will be invited to tender for different quarters. Bidders have the opportunity to bid up to a maximum specified amount (in MWh/d) per quarter (see offer sheet in Download Section).