• EU Gas Regulatory Change 2017

      The EU Gas Regulatory Change Programme 2017 is part of the wider EU Gas Regulatory Change Programme that commenced delivery during 2013.

      The changes proposed reflect the amendments to the primary legislation in the Capacity Allocation Mechanism (CAM) Network Code and the Transparency requirements in the EU Tariff (TAR) Network code.

      The associated UNC Modifications are 0597 ‘Rules for the Release of Incremental Capacity at Interconnection Points’ and 0598 ‘Amendments to Capacity Allocation Mechanism to comply with EU Capacity Regulations’.

      This change is initiated primarily to ensure compliance with GB and EU legislation, but it is also proposed to take the opportunity to enhance existing business processes impacted by EU legislation and to improve the quality of data provided to the market.

      We are working with our partners to deliver the system changes in August and October 2017.  We will also be delivering a revised process for CAM Incremental which comes into force on 7th April 2017. 

      Although there will be some system changes to Gemini and MIPI, we do not envisage a high impact to our customers.

      Please let us know if you have any queries by emailing

      box.gasops.businessc@nationalgrid.com  

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    Following successful delivery of Phase 3, the EU team are currently reviewing scope items for delivery in 2017. Further communication will be sent via email and published on this page once scope has been confirmed.

    During this time should you require any update or information, please contact the EU Change Delivery Team via email:- box.gasops.businessc@nationalgrid.com  


    We are pleased to confirm that the EU Gas Regulatory Change Programme delivered the Phase 3 changes for the 1st May 2016.  This means that National Grid are now compliant with the EU Interoperability Code requirements as well as the EU Code requirements delivered during 2015.
     
    The changes include:
    • Harmonising gas reference conditions
    • The introduction  of a new data exchange method for the sending of gas IP shipper nomination data to Gemini
    • Extra gas transparency data published to the ENTSOG Transparency Platform
    • Disapplication of gas scheduling charges at Interconnection Points
    • Removal of NG manual processes relating to the gas Capacity Allocation Mechanism network code.
    The project was delivered with minimal impact to our internal and external customers and stakeholders.  The EU Gas Regulatory Programme team within SO Business Change will now be working on planning the implementation of future changes such as the harmonisation of capacity tariff structures


    We would be most grateful for your feedback on our communications; Please contact us by emailing box.gasops.businessc@nationalgrid.com  


    ** Issue identified following recent EU Phase 3 code deployment which impacts shippers who can nominate shrinkage. **

    An issue has been identified on the BA Associate Balance Screen within Gemini. Incorrect values were feeding through to this screen which is used by shippers for viewing information.

    The issue has been understood by Xoserve and will be corrected on the 8th May during the weekly maintenance window. If any shippers wish to view information on this screen in the meantime, please contact Xoserve’s Service Desk on the email below and they will assist with your query.

    servicedesk@xoserve.com 

    Apologies for any inconvenience caused. 


    ** EU Phase 3 Additional Deployment - Sunday 5th June 2016 **

    Please be aware that an additional system deployment in relation to EU Phase 3 is planned for Sunday 5th June 2016. The Gemini system (including Gemini Exit) will be unavailable from 3am to 5am BST in line with the standard maintenance window for a Sunday. However if there is an issue with the implementation and a roll back of changes is required, then the Gemini system will be unavailable until 6am. 

    Please note the system changes being implemented do not require changes to third party systems.

    If you have any questions in the meantime, then please do not hesitate to contact the Gemini project team at .box.xoserve.GeminiChange@xoserve.com

     

    Updated 01st June 2016

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      Promo Panel
       
      Title:  Common Reference Conditions
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      Common Reference Conditions: Shippers will now place nominations for Bacton IP at the reference temperatures of  0/25. Gemini will be able to distinguish between gas flowing at a reference temperatures of 15/15 and  0/25
       
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      Common Reference Conditions: Shippers will now place nominations for Bacton IP at the reference temperatures of 0/25. Gemini will be able to distinguish between gas flowing at a reference temperatures of 15/15 and 0/25

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      Title:  Shipper to TSO Data Exchange
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      Shippers will now, via registration have the option of using a new data exchange method for the IP Nomination process  utilising the B2B layer
       
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      Shippers will now, via registration have the option of using a new data exchange method for the IP Nomination process utilising the B2B layer

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      Title:  Minor Impact Changes
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      Minor changes with minimal external impacts
      
       
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      Minor changes with minimal external impacts

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      Title:  Previous - 2015 Phase 2 Information
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      Information from previous Phase 2 Release (Oct/Nov 2015) including the 'Contingency Form' for the new EU Nomination Matching Process at IPs
       
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      Information from previous Phase 2 Release (Oct/Nov 2015) including the 'Contingency Form' for the new EU Nomination Matching Process at IPs

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  • Documents

    11 Aug 2016
    COR3572_External_Screen_Pack V2_0

    COR3572 - Phase 3 Delivery of EU Code Changes External Screen Pack This document contains information for internal use only. Copyright Xoserve. All rights reser ved. Author (for this version): Wipro Technologies Owner: Xoserve Document Reference: COR3572_External_S

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    07 Apr 2016
    Shipper Comms (sent 04/03/16)

    EU Phase 3 Customer communications Messages for shippers relating to the impacts of the EU Phase 3 Project March 2015 Version FINAL 1_1 Prepared by: Sarah Carrington Table of contents EU Phase 3 Customer Communications to the Shipper community page page page page page 06 07 12 14 16 What is the scope of the EU Phase 3

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    16 Mar 2016
    EU Phase 3 Update Ops Forum December_2015

    EU Phase 3 Update Phase 3 Project Re-cap EU Phase 3 project primarily aims to meet the obligations set out in the Interoperability and Data Exchange Network Code The scope includes: Common Reference Conditions system solution A new Data Exchange method for the sending of IP nomination data to Gemini A system solution

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