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					                                                                            Name of TSO BBL (Interconnector)
                                                                               Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                                                                               Publication
  Annex 1
chapter 3 of                           Transparency requirement                                  Clarification of requirements where applicable            Yes/No/Not        Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                            applicable              website where appropriate
 Regulation
 715/2009

3.1.1. Form of publication:
               Do you publish the information referred to under paragraph 3.1.2. in the
               following manner:
                                                                                              The information published in compliance with Annex 3
                                                                                              should be available on the TSO's own website as this is
                                                                                              where we expect most market participants would look for
               (a) on a website accessible to the public, free of charge and without any need
                                                                                              the information. If the information is held on a third  yes
               to register or otherwise sign on with the transmission system operator;
                                                                                              party website then the TSO should provide a link to the
                                                                                              corresponding third party website with a explanation of
                                                                                              what can be found at the link

                                                                                               Frequency of publication will depend on the information.
                                                                                               The TSO should publish details of how frequently the
               (b) on a regular/rolling basis; the frequency shall be according to the changes changes to information are likely for each information
                                                                                                                                                          yes
               that take place and the duration of the service;                                provision published and clear signal on their website
                                                                                               when new information/changes to existing information
                                                                                               has been published.

                                                                                               Qualitative assessment by regulators and stakeholders
                                                                                               will be needed to decide if the information published
                                                                                               deemed to be detailed and comprehensive. A Qualitative
                                                                                               assessment will include a range of criteria including but
                                                                                               not limited to; ease of locating information on the TSOs
                                                                                               website; links being clearly labelled and fully
   3.1.1.1.                                                                                    functioning; how clear Is it what information is being
               (c) in a user-friendly manner;                                                  published and how often it is being updated; are          yes
                                                                                               technical terms and abbreviations fully explained, and do
                                                                                               stakeholders feel what is published provides relevant and
                                                                                               necessary information. These criteria above are
                                                                                               illustrative and not exhaustive and there use will vary
                                                                                               depending on the nature of the information being
                                                                                               published. We will also be seeking stakeholders views for
                                                                                               this assessment.

                                                                                               No password should be needed for interested parties to
               (d) in a clear, quantifiable, easily accessible way and on a non-discriminatory
                                                                                               access published information. No registration should be    yes
               basis;
                                                                                               required to access information

               (e) in downloadable format that allows for quantitative analyses;               In either CSV or XML format                                csv and excel

               (f) in consistent units, in particular kWh (with a combustion reference
               temperature of 298,15 K) shall be the unit for energy content and m 3 (at       Information must be published in the units specified or
               273,15 K and 1,01325 bar) shall be the unit for volume. The constant            clearly show how to convert data to show data in the       yes             Via link on homepage bblcompany.com
               conversion factor to energy content shall be provided. In addition to the       units specified
               format above, publication in other units is also possible;

               (g) in the official languages of the member State and                                                                                      no
               (g) in English                                                                                                                             yes

                                                                                               Definition of timely manner will depend on the
                                                                                               information given. As soon as change is known it should
               Do you provide details on actual changes to all information referred to under
3.1.1.2.                                                                                       be published. The website should also clearly signal       yes
               paragraph 3.1.2 in a timely manner as soon as available to you?
                                                                                               when something has changed/information has been
                                                                                               updated stating when the update occurred.


3.1.2 Content of publication

                                                                                               Qualitative assessment by regulators and stakeholders
                                                                                               will be needed to decide if the information published
               Do you publish a detailed and comprehensive description of the different                                                                                                                                 At the website we publish all relevant commercial
                                                                                               deemed to be detailed and comprehensive. We will ask       yes             http://www.bblcompany.com/commerce
               services offered and                                                                                                                                                                                     information and forms needed.
                                                                                               stakeholders if they feel the TSO is providing detailed
                                                                                               enough relevant information that they find useful
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        The tariffs are published in the different forms needed to
               their charges?                                                                                                                             yes             http://www.bblcompany.com/commerce            book capacity. For the forward services the tariffs are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        published in Exhibit D.
               Do you publish the different types of transportation contracts available for
   3.1.2 b)                                                                                                                                               yes             http://www.bblcompany.com/commerce
               these services?
                                                                             Name of TSO BBL (Interconnector)
                                                                                Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                                                                                  Publication
  Annex 1
chapter 3 of                             Transparency requirement                                    Clarification of requirements where applicable           Yes/No/Not       Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                               applicable             website where appropriate
 Regulation
 715/2009
               Do you publish the network code and/or the standard conditions outlining the                                                                                                                               These are the general terms and conditions regarding
                                                                                                                                                             yes            http://www.bblcompany.com/commerce
               rights and responsibilities of all network users including:                                                                                                                                                the offered BBL Services.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          We do publish all contracts and relevant documents.
                 1. Harmonised transportation contracts and other relevant documents;                                                                        No                                                           They are not "harmonised" in the sense that every detail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          is coordinated with TSO's.

               2. if relevant for access to the system, for all relevant points as defined in                                                                                                                             Quality and pressure specifications are not explicitly
               paragraph 3.2 of this Annex, a specification of relevant gas quality                                                                                                                                       published, but they are in line with the specifications of
               parameters, including at least the gross calorific value and the Wobbe index,                                                                 No                                                           our neighbouring network operators National Grid and
  3.1.2.c)     and the liability or costs of conversion for network users in case gas is outside                                                                                                                          GTS and laid down in the grid connection agreements
               these specifications;                                                                                                                                                                                      between both NNO's and BBL.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Quality and pressure specifications are not explicitly
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          published, but they are in line with the specifications of
               3. if relevant for access to the system, for all relevant points information on
                                                                                                                                                             No                                                           our neighbouring network operators National Grid and
               pressure requirements;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          GTS and laid down in the grid connection agreements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          between both NNO's and BBL.

               4. the procedure in the event of an interruption of interruptible capacity,
                                                                                                                                                                            Via Agreements on                             Yes, information is part of the set of documents related
               including, where applicable, the timing, extent, and ranking of individual                                                                    yes
                                                                                                                                                                            www.bblcompany.com/commerce                   to the offered BBL Services.
               interruptions (for example pro-rata or first-come-last-interrupted);

               Do you publish the harmonised procedures applied when using the                     Applies to any harmonised procedures, including network                  Via Agreements on                             Yes, information is part of the set of documents related
  3.1.2 d)                                                                                                                                                  yes
               transmission system, including the definition of key terms?                         codes. A glossary of key terms should be made available.                 www.bblcompany.com/commerce                   to the offered BBL Services.
                                                                                                   Should publish clear methodology statements for each of
               Do you publish provisions on
                                                                                                   these provisions
                                                                                                                                                                            Via Agreements on
               1. capacity allocation,                                                                                                                       yes                                                          Part of het General Terms and Condtions.
                                                                                                                                                                            www.bblcompany.com/commerce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          No active provisions, but it is not an issue at this
               2. congestion management,                                                                                                                     NA
  3.1.2.e)                                                                                                                                                                                                                moment.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          yes is related to the way different capacities are offered
                                                                                                                                                                            Via Agreements on
               3. anti-hoarding, and                                                                                                                         yes                                                          to the market and is part of the General Terms and
                                                                                                                                                                            www.bblcompany.com/commerce
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Conditions.
                                                                                                                                                                            Via Agreements on                             Reuse of capacity only related to selling interruptible
               4. reutilisation procedures?                                                                                                                  yes
                                                                                                                                                                            www.bblcompany.com/commerce                   capacity
               Do you publish the rules applicable for capacity trade on the secondary                                                                                      Via Agreements on                             Transfer and assignment are available for shippers and
  3.1.2.f)                                                                                                                                                   yes
               market vis-à-vis the transmission system operator?                                                                                                           www.bblcompany.com/commerce                   is part of the General Terms and Conditions.
               Do you publish rules on balancing and methodology for the calculation of
  3.1.2.g)                                                                                                                                                   NA                                                           BBL has no imbalance charges.
               imbalance charges?
                                                                                                   Where a TSO offers flexibility and tolerance levels the
               If applicable, do you publish                                                       service offered and corresponding charges should be
                                                                                                   published
  3.1.2.h)     the flexibility and tolerance levels included in transportation and other                                                                                                                                  BBL has no ilexibility and tolerance levels included in its
                                                                                                                                                             NA
               services without separate charge, as well as                                                                                                                                                               capacity contracts.
               any flexibility offered in addition to this and the corresponding charges                                                                     NA                                                           BBL does not offer flexibility services.

               Do you publish

                                                                                                   Qualitative assessment by regulators and stakeholders
               a detailed description of the gas system of the transmission system operator        will be needed to decide if the information published
                                                                                                                                                                            Via Agreements on                             Only related to BBL Julianadorp Balgzand (NL) and
  3.1.2.i)     and its relevant points of interconnection as defined in paragraph 3.2 of this      deemed to be detailed and comprehensive. We will ask      yes
                                                                                                                                                                            www.bblcompany.com/commerce                   Bacton (UK)
               Annex, as well as                                                                   stakeholders if they feel the TSO is providing detailed
                                                                                                   enough relevant information that they find useful
                                                                                                                                                                            Via Agreements on                             Relates to National Grid and Gastransport Services in the
               the names of the operators of the interconnected systems or facilities?                                                                       yes
                                                                                                                                                                            www.bblcompany.com/commerce                   General Terms and Conditions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          BBL is asubsea interconnector between two countries.
               Do you publish the rules applicable for connection to the system operated by
  3.1.2.j)                                                                                                                                                   NA                                                           New connections to the pipeline ("system") are not
               the transmission system operator?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          possible.
               Do you publish information on emergency mechanisms, as far as it is the             Where it is not responsibility of the TSO they should
               responsibility of the transmission system operator, such as measures that can       publish a link to the information on the third party's
  3.1.2.k)                                                                                                                                                  NA                                                            BBLC has no formal emergency tasks.
               lead to the disconnection of customers groups and other general liability rules     website who is responsible and provide an explanation of
               that apply to the transmission system operator?                                     what can be found at the link

               Do you publish

               procedures agreed upon by transmission system operators at interconnection
                                                                                                                                                                            Via Agreements on
               points, of relevance for access of network users to the transmission systems                                                                  yes                                                          As published in the operating manual.
                                                                                                                                                                            www.bblcompany.com/commerce
  3.1.2.l)     concerned, relating to interoperability of the network,
                                                                                                                                                                            Via Agreements on
               agreed procedures on nomination and matching procedures and                                                                                   yes                                                          As published in the operating manual.
                                                                                                                                                                            www.bblcompany.com/commerce
                                                                              Name of TSO BBL (Interconnector)
                                                                                 Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                                                                                       Publication
  Annex 1
chapter 3 of                            Transparency requirement                                     Clarification of requirements where applicable
   3.1.2.l)                                                                                                                                                       Yes/No/Not        Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                                   applicable              website where appropriate
 Regulation
 715/2009
               other agreed procedures that set out provisions in relation to gas flow                                                                                           Via Agreements on
                                                                                                                                                                 yes                                                               As published in the operating manual.
               allocations and balancing, including the methods used?                                                                                                            www.bblcompany.com/commerce
                                                                                                  Qualitative assessment by regulators and stakeholders
               Do you publish a detailed and comprehensive description of the methodology         will be needed to decide if the information published
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   We do publish the available capacity, but not a detailed
  3.1.2.m)     and process, including information on the parameters employed and the key          deemed to be detailed and comprehensive. We will ask           No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   description of the underlying calculations.
               assumptions, used to calculate the technical capacity?                             stakeholders if they feel the TSO is providing detailed
                                                                                                  enough relevant information that they find useful

3.3 Information to be published at all relevant points and the time schedule according to which this information should be published
               Do you publish at all relevant points the following information for all services
               and ancillary services provided:
                                                                                                  Technical capacity is "the maximum firm capacity that
                                                                                                  the TSO can offer to users, taking into account system                         http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
               (a) the technical capacity for flows in both directions;                                                                                          yes
                                                                                                  integrity, and the operational requirements of the                             transmission-capacity
                                                                                                  network"
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
               Is this information published on a numerical basis?                                                                                               yes
                                                                                                                                                                                 transmission-capacity
               Is this information in hourly or daily periods, equal to the smallest reference                                                                                   http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
                                                                                                                                                                 yes
               period?                                                                                                                                                           transmission-capacity
                                                                                                  TSO will need some time to check validity of data so
                                                                                                  accept this can not be done instantaneously. The text is
               Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you (“near       clear (as soon as the TSO has the information and has
                                                                                                                                                                 yes
               real time”)?                                                                       validated it should be published) We will ask
                                                                                                  stakeholders if they consider the information to be
                                                                                                  published near to real time
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
               Is this information published for a period of at least 18 months ahead?                                                                           yes
                                                                                                                                                                                 transmission-capacity

                                                                                                  Where possible all TSO 's should make all necessary
                                                                                                  efforts to publish historical information if it is available to
                                                                                                  them. As this annex represents new requirements TSO's
               Do you publish historical information on the technical capacity for flows in       may not yet have built up 5 years worth of data,                               http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
                                                                                                                                                                  yes
               both directions for the past five years on a rolling basis?                        therefore the approach should be to allow TSO's to build                       transmission-capacity
                                                                                                  up 5 years of historical data on a rolling basis. Therefore
                                                                                                  for new requirements 5 years of historical data should be
                                                                                                  available by March 2016 at the latest.

               Is information for single final customers and for production facilities, that is
               excluded from the definition of relevant points as described under 3.2 (1)(a)                                                                                                                                       As an Interconnector, BBLC does not dispose of
               published in aggregate format at least per balancing zone. The aggregation of                                                                                                                                       production facilities. Also it has no business with final
                                                                                                                                                                 NA
               single final customers and of production facilities, excluded from the                                                                                                                                              customers (in the sense of end users) or balancing
               definition of relevant points as described under 3.2 (1)(a), shall for the                                                                                                                                          zones.
               application of this annex be considered one relevant point.
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
               (b) the total contracted firm and interruptible capacity in both directions                                                                       yes
                                                                                                                                                                                 transmission-capacity
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
               Is this information published on a numerical basis?                                                                                               yes
                                                                                                                                                                                 transmission-capacity
               Is this information in hourly or daily periods, equal to the smallest reference                                                                                   http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
                                                                                                                                                                 yes
               period?                                                                                                                                                           transmission-capacity
               Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you (“near
                                                                                                                                                                 yes
               real time”)?
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
               Is this information published for a period of at least 18 months ahead?                                                                           yes                                                               Where applicable.
                                                                                                                                                                                 transmission-capacity
               Do you publish historical information on the total contracted firm and
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
               interruptible capacity for flows in both directions for the past five years on a                                                                  yes
                                                                                                                                                                                 transmission-capacity
               rolling basis?
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/daily-gas-
               (c) the nominations and re-nominations in both directions;                                                                                        yes                                                               only nominations and confirmations day ahead.
                                                                                                                                                                                 flows
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/daily-gas-
               Is this information published on a numerical basis?                                                                                               yes
                                                                                                                                                                                 flows
3.3.1., 3.3.2. Is this information in hourly or daily periods, equal to the smallest reference                                                                   yes
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/daily-gas-
 and 3.3.3.    period?                                                                                                                                                           flows
               Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you (“near
                                                                                                                                                                 yes
               real time”)?
               Do you publish historical information on the nominations and re-nominations
                                                                                                                                                                 no
               in both directions for the past five years on a rolling basis?
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
               (d) the available firm and interruptible capacity in both directions;                                                                             yes
                                                                                                                                                                                 transmission-capacity
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
               Is this information published on a numerical basis?                                                                                               yes
                                                                                                                                                                                 transmission-capacity
3.3.1., 3.3.2.
 and 3.3.3.
                                                                                  Name of TSO BBL (Interconnector)
                                                                                     Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                                                                                     Publication
  Annex 1
chapter 3 of                              Transparency requirement                                    Clarification of requirements where applicable             Yes/No/Not       Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                                  applicable             website where appropriate
 Regulation
 715/2009
                 Is this information in hourly or daily periods, equal to the smallest reference                                                                               http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
                                                                                                                                                                yes
                 period?                                                                                                                                                       transmission-capacity
                 Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you (“near
                                                                                                                                                                yes
                 real time”)?
                                                                                                                                                                               http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
                 Is this information published for a period of at least 18 months ahead?                                                                        yes
                                                                                                                                                                               transmission-capacity
                 Do you publish historical information on the available firm and interruptible                                                                                 http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
                                                                                                                                                                yes
                 capacity in both directions for the past five years on a rolling basis?                                                                                       transmission-capacity
                                                                                                    Should be actual metered flows and should be published
                 (e) actual physical flows;                                                                                                                     yes            Via link on homepage bblcompany.com
                                                                                                    at a minimum daily
                 Is this information published on a numerical basis?                                                                                            yes            Via link on homepage bblcompany.com
                 Is this information in hourly or daily periods, equal to the smallest reference
                                                                                                                                                                yes            Via link on homepage bblcompany.com
                 period?
                 Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you (“near
                                                                                                                                                                yes
                 real time”)?
                 Do you publish historical information on actual physical flows for the past five
                                                                                                                                                                yes            Via link on homepage bblcompany.com
                 years on a rolling basis?
                                                                                                    As soon as the TSO is aware of an interruption it should
                                                                                                    be published. Should check with market participants
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 only for planned maintenance and interruptible forward
                 (f) planned and actual interruption of interruptible capacity;                     whether they feel this is happening and whether this        Yes            Via link on homepage bblcompany.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 services.
                                                                                                    should be interpreted more strictly (with a more specific
                                                                                                    rule).
                 Is this information published on a numerical basis?                                                                                            yes            Via link on homepage bblcompany.com
                 Is this information in hourly or daily periods, equal to the smallest reference
                                                                                                                                                                yes            Via link on homepage bblcompany.com
                 period?
                 Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you (“near
                                                                                                                                                                yes
                 real time”)?
                 Do you publish historical information on planned and actual interruptions of
                                                                                                                                                                yes            Via link on homepage bblcompany.com               only for interruptible forward services.
                 interruptible capacity for the past five years on a rolling basis?

                                                                                                    ENSTO-G launched a public consultation on the issue of
                                                                                                    Harmonisation of Maintenance Publication
                 (g) planned and unplanned interruptions to firm services as well as the
                                                                                                    (PR008-11)                                                                 http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/planned-
                 information on restoration of the firm services (in particular, maintenance of                                                                 yes                                                              planned maintenance
                                                                                                    http://www.entsog.eu/publications/index.html. We                           maintenance
                 the system and the likely duration of any interruption due to maintenance).
                                                                                                    would expect the information to be published according
                                                                                                    to the results of this consultation
                                                                                                                                                                               http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/planned-
                 Do you publish planned interruptions at least 42 days in advance?                                                                              yes
                                                                                                                                                                               maintenance
                 Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you (“near
                                                                                                                                                                yes
                 real time”)?
                 Do you publish historical information on planned and unplanned interruptions
                                                                                                                                                                No
                 for the past five years on a rolling basis?
                 Do you publish measured values of the gross calorific value or the Wobbe
                                                                                                                                                                yes            Only accessible for BBL shippers
                 index at all relevant points, on a daily basis?
   3.3.4.        Do you publish preliminary figures at the latest 3 days following the
                                                                                                                                                                yes            Only accessible for BBL shippers
                 respective gas day?
                 Do you publish final figures within 3 months after the end of the respective
                                                                                                                                                                yes            Only accessible for BBL shippers
                 month?
                 Do you publish for all relevant points, available capacities, booked and                                                                                      http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
                                                                                                                                                                yes
                 technical capacities, on an annual basis                                                                                                                      transmission-capacity
                                                                                                                                                                               http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
                 over all years where capacity is contracted plus 1 year, and                                                                                   yes
                                                                                                                                                                               transmission-capacity
                                                                                                                                                                               http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/available-
   3.3.5.        at least for the next 10 years.                                                                                                                yes
                                                                                                                                                                               transmission-capacity
                 Is this information updated at least every month or more frequently, if new
                                                                                                                                                                yes
                 information becomes available?
                 Does the publication reflect the period for which capacity is offered to the
                                                                                                                                                                yes
                 market?
                 Do you publish the information referred to under paragraph 3.3(1) to 3.3(5)
                 in the following manner:
                                                                                                The information published in compliance with Annex 3
                                                                                                should be available on the TSO's own website as this is
                                                                                                where we expect most market participants would look for
                 (a) on a website accessible to the public, free of charge and without any need the information, but we should ask market participants if
                                                                                                                                                              yes              www.bblcompany.com
                 to register or otherwise sign on with the transmission system operator;        this is the case. If the information is held on a third party
                                                                                                website then the TSO should provide a link to the
                                                                                                corresponding third party website with an explanation of
                                                                                                what can be located at the link
                 (b) on a regular/rolling basis; the frequency shall be according to the changes Frequency will depend on information but should be
                                                                                                                                                                yes
                 that take place and the duration of the service;                                clearly indicated for each peice of information




  3.1.1.1.
                                                                              Name of TSO BBL (Interconnector)
                                                                                 Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                                                                              Publication
  Annex 1
chapter 3 of                             Transparency requirement                                Clarification of requirements where applicable           Yes/No/Not       Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                           applicable             website where appropriate
 Regulation
 715/2009
                                                                                               Qualitative assessment by regulators and stakeholders
                                                                                               will be needed to decide if the information published
                                                                                               deemed to be detailed and comprehensive. A Qualitative
                                                                                               assessment will include a range of criteria including but
                                                                                               not limited to; ease of locating information on the TSOs
                                                                                               website; links being clearly labelled and fully
                                                                                               functioning; how clear Is it what information is being
   3.1.1.1.
               (c) in a user-friendly manner;                                                  published and how often it is being updated; are          yes
                                                                                               technical terms and abbreviations fully explained, and do
                                                                                               stakeholders feel what is published provides relevant and
                                                                                               necessary information. These criteria above are
                                                                                               illustrative and not exhaustive and there use will vary
                                                                                               depending on the nature of the information being
                                                                                               published. We will also be seeking stakeholders views for
                                                                                               this assessment.

               (d) in a clear, quantifiable, easily accessible way and on a non-discriminatory No password should be needed for interested parties to
                                                                                                                                                         yes
               basis;                                                                          access published information
               (e) in downloadable format that allows for quantitative analyses;               In either CSV or XML format                               No                                                              Data available in Excel and capacities by pdf.

               (f) in consistent units, in particular kWh (with a combustion reference
               temperature of 298,15 K) shall be the unit for energy content and m 3 (at       Information must be published in the units specified or
               273,15 K and 1,01325 bar) shall be the unit for volume. The constant            clearly show how to convert data to show data in the      yes            Via link on homepage bblcompany.com
               conversion factor to energy content shall be provided. In addition to the       units specified
               format above, publication in other units is also possible;

               (g) in the official languages of the member State and                                                                                     no
               (g) in English                                                                                                                            yes
                                                                                               Definition of timely manner will depend on the
               Do you provide details on actual changes to all information referred to under   information given. As soon as change is known it should                                                                   We update all information asap, but do not always
3.1.1.2.                                                                                                                                                 No
               paragraph 3.3(1) to 3.3(5) in a timely manner as soon as available to you?      be published. The website should also clearly signal                                                                      explain in detail what has changed.
                                                                                               something has changed


3.4 Information to be published regarding the transmission system and the time schedule according to which this information should be published

               Do you publish on a daily basis and updated every day the following             TSO should be aware of this information even if a third
               specifications re. the aggregated amounts of capacities offered, and            party is involved, therefore we would expect the TSO to
               contracted on the secondary market (i.e. sold from one network user to          publish this information or provide a link to where the
               another network user), where the information is available to you:               information is published on the third party's website.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BBL assignments and transfers are confidential, so we do
               (a) interconnection point where the capacity is sold;                                                                                     No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         not publish any information about them.

    3.4.1.     (b) type of capacity, i.e. entry, exit, firm, interruptible;                                                                              No                                                              See previous.
               (c) quantity and duration of the capacity usage rights;                                                                                   No                                                              See previous.
               (d) type of sale, e.g. transfer or assignment;                                                                                            No                                                              See previous.
               (e) the total number of trades/transfers;                                                                                                 No                                                              See previous.
               (f) any other conditions known to the transmission system operator as
                                                                                                                                                         No                                                              See previous.
               mentioned in 3.3.
                                                                                               Where provided b third party please provide link to
               Is this information provided by a third party?                                                                                            No                                                              See previous.
                                                                                               relevant information on their website
               Do you publish the following specifications re. harmonised conditions under
                                                                                                                                                                        http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/capacity-
               which capacity transactions (e.g. transfers and assignments) will be                                                                      yes                                                             Part of General Terms and Conditions.
                                                                                                                                                                        trading
               accepted:
               (a) a description of standardised products which can be sold on the secondary                                                                            http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/capacity-
                                                                                                                                                         yes
               market;                                                                                                                                                  trading
               (b) lead time for the implementation/acceptation/registration of secondary      TSO Should clearly set out what lead times are and                       http://www.bblcompany.com/operations/capacity-
    3.4.2.                                                                                                                                               yes
               trades. In case of delays the reasons have to be published;                     indicate when delays have occured                                        trading
               (c) the notification to the transmission system operator by the seller or the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         BBL assignments and transfers are confidential, so we do
               third party as referred to under 3.4(1) about name of seller and buyer and                                                                NA
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         not publish any information about them.
               capacity specifications as outlined in 3.4(1).
                                                                                               Where provided b third party please provide link to
               Is this information provided by a third party?                                                                                            NA                                                              See previous.
                                                                                               relevant information on their website
               Regarding the balancing service of your system, do you provide to each
               network user, for each balancing period, its specific preliminary imbalance
                                                                                                                                                         NA                                                              BBL has no balancing system with imbalance charges.
               volumes and cost data per individual network user, at the latest 1 month
               after the end of the balancing period?
    3.4.3.
                                                                             Name of TSO BBL (Interconnector)
                                                                                Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                                                                                Publication
  Annex 1
chapter 3 of                          Transparency requirement                                      Clarification of requirements where applicable         Yes/No/Not     Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                            applicable           website where appropriate
 Regulation
 715/2009
    3.4.3.   Do you provide final data of customers supplied according to standardised
                                                                                                                                                           NA
             load profiles within 14 months later?
             Do you respect confidentiality of commercially sensitive information while
                                                                                                                                                           NA
             providing this information?
                                                                                                  Where provided b third party please provide link to
              Is this information provided by a third party?                                                                                               NA
                                                                                                  relevant information on their website
              Do you offer flexibility services, other than tolerances, for third party access?                                                            No                                                        BBL only sells capacity products.

              If you do, do you publish daily forecasts on a day-ahead basis of the
   3.4.4.     maximum amount of flexibility, the booked level of flexibility and the                                                                       NA                                                        See previous.
              availability of flexibility for the market for the next gas day?
               Do you also publish ex-post information on the aggregate utilisation of every
                                                                                                                                                           NA                                                        See previous.
              flexibility service at the end of each gas day?
              (5) Do you publish, per balancing zone:                                                                                                      NA                                                        BBL has no balancing system with imbalance charges.
              the amount of gas in the transmission system at the start of each gas day
                                                                                                                                                           No                                                        See previous.
              and
              the forecast of the amount of gas in the transmission system at the end of
                                                                                                                                                           No                                                        See previous.
              each gas day?
              Do you publish the amount of gas in the transmission system on an hourly
                                                                                                                                                           No                                                        See previous.
   3.4.5.     basis?
              Do you update the forecast amount of gas for the end of the gas day on an
                                                                                                                                                           No                                                        See previous.
              hourly basis throughout the gas day?
              Alternatively, do you publish, per balancing zone                                                                                            No                                                        See previous.
               the aggregate imbalance position of all users at the start of each balancing
                                                                                                                                                           No                                                        See previous.
              period and
              the forecast of the aggregated imbalance position of all users at the end of
                                                                                                                                                           No                                                        See previous.
              each gas day?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     We publish tariff formulas with variables which are
                                                                                                  Whether the information is deemed "User-friendly" will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     known to customers (contract period, start date etc).
   3.4.6.     Do you provide user-friendly instruments for calculating tariffs?                   require a qualitative "common-sense" assessment by       No
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Therefore customers can easily calculate the applicable
                                                                                                  regulators and stakeholders
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     tariff.
                                                                          Name of TSO GTS
                                                                             Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                                                                                    Publication
  Annex 1
chapter 3 of                          Transparency requirement                                   Clarification of requirements where applicable                Yes/No/Not     Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                                applicable           website where appropriate
 Regulation
 715/2009

3.1.1. Form of publication:
               Do you publish the information referred to under paragraph 3.1.2. in the
               following manner:
               (a) on a website accessible to the public, free of charge and without any   The information published in compliance with Annex 3 should        Yes             The information is published on the website of There is a link on the website of GTS to the website of the Netherlands Comptetion
               need to register or otherwise sign on with the transmission system          be available on the TSO's own website as this is where we                          Gas Transport Services.                        Authority (see http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shippers/tsc/gasconditions)
               operator;                                                                   expect most market participants would look for the                                                                                where the 'gasvoorwaarden' are described. The most elements of the
                                                                                           information. If the information is held on a third party website                                                                  'gasvoorwaarden' are listed on http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shippers/tsc.
                                                                                           then the TSO should provide a link to the corresponding third
                                                                                           party website with a explanation of what can be found at the
                                                                                           link




               (b) on a regular/rolling basis; the frequency shall be according to the     Frequency of publication will depend on the information. The       Yes                                                             The information is published near realtime on the website of GTS
               changes that take place and the duration of the service;                    TSO should publish details of how frequently the changes to
                                                                                           information are likely for each information provision published
                                                                                           and clear signal on their website when new
                                                                                           information/changes to existing information has been
                                                                                           published.


               (c) in a user-friendly manner;                                              Qualitative assessment by regulators and stakeholders will be Yes                  http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                           needed to decide if the information published deemed to be                         ortinformation
                                                                                           detailed and comprehensive. A Qualitative assessment will
                                                                                           include a range of criteria including but not limited to; ease of
                                                                                           locating information on the TSOs website; links being clearly
   3.1.1.1.                                                                                labelled and fully functioning; how clear Is it what information
                                                                                           is being published and how often it is being updated; are
                                                                                           technical terms and abbreviations fully explained, and do
                                                                                           stakeholders feel what is published provides relevant and
                                                                                           necessary information. These criteria above are illustrative and
                                                                                           not exhaustive and there use will vary depending on the
                                                                                           nature of the information being published. We will also be
                                                                                           seeking stakeholders views for this assessment.



               (d) in a clear, quantifiable, easily accessible way and on a non-           No password should be needed for interested parties to access Yes                                                                  The information is freely available for anyone who is interested (no passwords,
               discriminatory basis;                                                       published information. No registration should be required to                                                                       registration).
                                                                                           access information



               (e) in downloadable format that allows for quantitative analyses;           In either CSV or XML format                                        Yes                                                             The capacity- and volume data can be downloaded in Excel.

               (f) in consistent units, in particular kWh (with a combustion reference     Information must be published in the units specified or clearly    No                                                              Capacities and volumes will be shown in m3(n:35,17)/h and at the end of 2011 also
               temperature of 298,15 K) shall be the unit for energy content and m 3 (at   show how to convert data to show data in the units specified                                                                       in KWh/h (when the new IT solution has been implemented). The realtime flow data
               273,15 K and 1,01325 bar) shall be the unit for volume. The constant                                                                                                                                           (see http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transportinformation/flow-information)
               conversion factor to energy content shall be provided. In addition to the                                                                                                                                      can be shown in KWh/h en m3(35,17)/h. Balancing info is shown default in KWh
               format above, publication in other units is also possible;                                                                                                                                                     (see http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/balancing/sbs for example).


               (g) in the official languages of the member State and                                                                                          Yes                                                             The website of GTS can be shown in Dutch
               (g) in English                                                                                                                                 Yes                                                             the webite of GTS can be shown in English
3.1.1.2.       Do you provide details on actual changes to all information referred to     Definition of timely manner will depend on the information    Yes/No                                                               When the flow graphs are updated they get a datetimestamp. This will also be the
               under paragraph 3.1.2 in a timely manner as soon as available to you?       given. As soon as change is known it should be published. The                                                                      case for the reports when the new IT solution is implemented.
                                                                                           website should also clearly signal when something has
                                                                                           changed/information has been updated stating when the
                                                                                           update occurred.


3.1.2 Content of publication

                                                                                           Qualitative assessment by regulators and stakeholders will be            Yes       http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
                                                                                           needed to decide if the information published deemed to be                         s/our_services
                                                                                           detailed and comprehensive. We will ask stakeholders if they
                                                                                           feel the TSO is providing detailed enough relevant information
               Do you publish a detailed and comprehensive description of the different
                                                                                           that they find useful
               services offered and
                                                                           Name of TSO GTS
                                                                              Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                    Qualitative assessment by regulators and stakeholders will be         Yes
                                                                                                                                                                   Publication
  Annex 1                                                                                       needed to decide if the information published deemed to be
chapter 3 of                             Transparency requirement                               detailed and comprehensive. We will ask stakeholders if they
                                                                                                       Clarification of requirements where applicable             Yes/No/Not     Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                        feel the TSO is providing detailed enough relevant information                                                                                              Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                                   applicable           website where appropriate
 Regulation                                                                                     that they find useful
 715/2009
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/downlo
                                                                                                                                                                                 ads/publications/brochures
                                                                                                                                                                 Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper See the options: (a) Appendix 1A Entries (b) Appendix 1B (exits) and Appendix 1C
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/tsc/tsc-2011-2                              Tariffs.
               their charges?
                                                                                                                                                                 Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper A transportation contract consists of two parts: 1.) the TSC and 2.) the
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/tsc/gasconditions                           'gasvoorwaarden'. When you select the option 'website energiekamer' you will be
  3.1.2 b)     Do you publish the different types of transportation contracts available for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               linked to the website of the Dutch Regulator where you can find the gas conditions.
               these services?
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/tsc/tsc-2011-2
                                                                                                                                                                 Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper When you select the option 'website energiekamer' you will be linked to the website
               Do you publish the network code and/or the standard conditions outlining                                                                                          s/tsc/gasconditions                           of the Dutch Regulator where you can find the gasconditions.
               the rights and responsibilities of all network users including:
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/tsc/tsc-2011-2
                                                                                                                                                                 Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper When you select the option 'website energiekamer' you will be linked to the website
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/tsc/gasconditions                           of the Dutch Regulator where you can find the gasconditions
                  1. Harmonised transportation contracts and other relevant documents;
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/tsc/tsc-2011-2
  3.1.2.c)                                                                                                                                                       Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper For the entry- and exit specifications select the options 'Appendix 2A quality and
               2. if relevant for access to the system, for all relevant points as defined in
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/tsc/tsc-2011-2                              pressure entry points' and 'Appendix 2B quality and pressure exit points'.
               paragraph 3.2 of this Annex, a specification of relevant gas quality
               parameters, including at least the gross calorific value and the Wobbe
               index, and the liability or costs of conversion for network users in case gas
               is outside these specifications;
               3. if relevant for access to the system, for all relevant points information                                                                      Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper   For the pressure requirements, see 'Appendix 2A quality and pressure entry points'
               on pressure requirements;                                                                                                                                         s/tsc/tsc-2011-2                                and 'Appendix 2B quality and pressure exit points'.
                                                                                                                                                                 Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper   When you select the option 'website energiekamer' you will be linked to the website
               4. the procedure in the event of an interruption of interruptible capacity,                                                                                       s/tsc/gasconditions                             of the Dutch Regulator, choose the link
               including, where applicable, the timing, extent, and ranking of individual                                                                                                                                        http://www.nma.nl/images/Transportvoorwaarden%20Gas%20%20LNB22-
               interruptions (for example pro-rata or first-come-last-interrupted);                                                                                                                                              157683.pdf => see article 2.1.
                                                                                                Applies to any harmonised procedures, including network          Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    The relevant definitions are described in the TSC and the 'gasvoorwaarden'.
               Do you publish the harmonised procedures applied when using the
  3.1.2 d)                                                                                      codes. A glossary of key terms should be made available.                         ortinformation/definition-and-notes
               transmission system, including the definition of key terms?
                                                                                                Should publish clear methodology statements for each of these
               Do you publish provisions on
                                                                                                provisions
                                                                                                                                                                 Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper When you select the option 'website energiekamer' you will be linked to the website
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/tsc/gasconditions                             of the Dutch Regulator, choose the link
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.nma.nl/images/Transportvoorwaarden%20Gas%20%20LNB22-
               1. capacity allocation,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 157683.pdf => see article 2.1.
                                                                                                                                                                 Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper Information regarding the open season can be found on the website
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/integrated_open_season, select the option     http://www.integratedopenseason.com.
                                                                                                                                                                                 'website' (information concering the open
                                                                                                                                                                                 season);
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/our_services/transfer_services (information
                                                                                                                                                                                 concerning TOC's and TOU's) ;
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/our_services/entry_exitcapacityt
  3.1.2.e)
                                                                                                                                                                                 (information concerning interruptible capacity)
               2. congestion management,




                                                                                                                                                                 Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper For the anti-hoarding clausule, see article 6.A.5 of the TSC
               3. anti-hoarding, and
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/tsc/tsc-2011-2
                                                                                                                                                                 Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/our_services/transfer_services (information
                                                                                                                                                                                 concerning TOC's and TOU's) ;
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/our_services/entry_exitcapacityt
                                                                                                                                                                                 (information concerning interruptible capacity)
               4. reutilisation procedures?
                                                                                                                                                                 Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
  3.1.2.f)     Do you publish the rules applicable for capacity trade on the secondary
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/our_services/transfer_services
               market vis-à-vis the transmission system operator?
                                                                           Name of TSO GTS
                                                                              Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                                                                                      Publication
  Annex 1
chapter 3 of                           Transparency requirement                                     Clarification of requirements where applicable               Yes/No/Not      Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                                  applicable            website where appropriate
 Regulation
 715/2009
               Do you publish rules on balancing and methodology for the calculation of                                                                         Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/balanci The balancing system is described on this page.
  3.1.2.g)     imbalance charges?                                                                                                                                                ng
                                                                                              Where a TSO offers flexibility and tolerance levels the service
                                                                                              offered and corresponding charges should be published
               If applicable, do you publish
                                                                                                                                                                Not applicable                                                   The near realtime balancing system of GTS doesn't make use of flexibility and
  3.1.2.h)     the flexibility and tolerance levels included in transportation and other                                                                                                                                         tolerance levels.
               services without separate charge, as well as
                                                                                                                                                                Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/our_services/flex_services_nomflex
               any flexibility offered in addition to this and the corresponding charges
               Do you publish
               a detailed description of the gas system of the transmission system            Qualitative assessment by regulators and stakeholders will be     Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
               operator and its relevant points of interconnection as defined in paragraph    needed to decide if the information published deemed to be                         ortinformation/border-points ;
  3.1.2.i)     3.2 of this Annex, as well as                                                  detailed and comprehensive. We will ask stakeholders if they                       http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/downlo
                                                                                              feel the TSO is providing detailed enough relevant information                     ads/map_gasunie
                                                                                              that they find useful
                                                                                                                                                                Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper   The names of the operators are shown under the option 'appendix 1A Entries' and
               the names of the operators of the interconnected systems or facilities?                                                                                           s/tsc/tsc-2011-2                                'appendix 1B Exits'.
                                                                                                                                                                Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/connec    The contract agreements can be found when the hyperlinks are selected.
                                                                                                                                                                                 ted/svo;
  3.1.2.j)     Do you publish the rules applicable for connection to the system operated
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/connec
               by the transmission system operator?
                                                                                                                                                                                 ted/connection_agreement
               Do you publish information on emergency mechanisms, as far as it is the        Where it is not responsibility of the TSO they should publish a   Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    For the liability => see chapter 7 of the TSC 2011-2
               responsibility of the transmission system operator, such as measures that      link to the information on the third party's website who is                        ortinformation/interruption-in-emergency-
  3.1.2.k)     can lead to the disconnection of customers groups and other general            responsible and provide an explanation of what can be found                        situations;
               liability rules that apply to the transmission system operator?                at the link                                                                        http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/tsc/tsc-2011-2
               Do you publish
                                                                                                                                                                Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper Select the option 'nomination, matching, confirmation' and 'reduction nomination
               procedures agreed upon by transmission system operators at                                                                                                        s/operational                                 leadtime'
               interconnection points, of relevance for access of network users to the
               transmission systems concerned, relating to interoperability of the network,
  3.1.2.l)                                                                                                                                                      Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper   Select the option 'nomination, matching, confirmation' and 'reduction nomination
               agreed procedures on nomination and matching procedures and                                                                                                       s/operational                                   leadtime'
                                                                                                                                                                Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper   Select the option 'allocation' and 'extension of the allocation process, including daily
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/operational and                               allocation'.
               other agreed procedures that set out provisions in relation to gas flow
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/balanci
               allocations and balancing, including the methods used?
                                                                                                                                                                                 ng
                                                                                              Qualitative assessment by regulators and stakeholders will be     Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
               Do you publish a detailed and comprehensive description of the                 needed to decide if the information published deemed to be                         ortinformation/technical-planning-method
  3.1.2.m)     methodology and process, including information on the parameters               detailed and comprehensive. We will ask stakeholders if they
               employed and the key assumptions, used to calculate the technical              feel the TSO is providing detailed enough relevant information
               capacity?                                                                      that they find useful
  3.3 Information to be published at all relevant points and the time schedule                                                                                                                                                   General remark: GTS is working on a new IT solution which will be in place
           according to which this information should be published                                                                                                                                                               at the beginning of 2012. From this date GTS will be compliant with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 requirements as defined in paragraph 3.3.

               Do you publish at all relevant points the following information for all
               services and ancillary services provided:
               (a) the technical capacity for flows in both directions;                       Technical capacity is "the maximum firm capacity that the TSO Yes/No               http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    The technical capacity of the cross border points and the LNG facility are shown.
                                                                                              can offer to users, taking into account system integrity, and                      ortinformation/border-points                    When the new IT solution is implemented and the relevant point are determined the
                                                                                              the operational requirements of the network"                                                                                       technical capacities of all the relevant points will be shown.




               Is this information published on a numerical basis?                                                                                              Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                                 ortinformation/border-points
               Is this information in hourly or daily periods, equal to the smallest                                                                            Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    On a daily basis, this is equal to the smallest reference period (capacity in GTS grid
               reference period?                                                                                                                                                 ortinformation/border-points                    can be booked per day).
               Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you          TSO will need some time to check validity of data so accept       Yes                                                              With the current IT solution there can be a maximum delay of five days. With the
               (“near real time”)?                                                            this can not be done instantaneously. The text is clear (as                                                                        upcoming IT system this will be reduced to 1 day.
                                                                                              soon as the TSO has the information and has validated it
                                                                                              should be published) We will ask stakeholders if they consider
                                                                                              the information to be published near to real time


               Is this information published for a period of at least 18 months ahead?                                                                          Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                                 ortinformation/border-points
                                                                            Name of TSO GTS
                                                                               Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                                                                                       Publication
  Annex 1
chapter 3 of                           Transparency requirement                                        Clarification of requirements where applicable             Yes/No/Not     Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                                   applicable           website where appropriate
 Regulation
 715/2009
               Do you publish historical information on the technical capacity for flows in       Where possible all TSO 's should make all necessary efforts to Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    The technical capacity of the cross border point are shown from 1 January 2008.
               both directions for the past five years on a rolling basis?                        publish historical information if it is available to them. As this             ortinformation/border-points                    The history of 5 years will be built up.The history of the LNG facility is published
                                                                                                  annex represents new requirements TSO's may not yet have                                                                       from the day that the LNG facility came into full operation (1 september 2011).
                                                                                                  built up 5 years worth of data, therefore the approach should
                                                                                                  be to allow TSO's to build up 5 years of historical data on a
                                                                                                  rolling basis. Therefore for new requirements 5 years of
                                                                                                  historical data should be available by March 2016 at the latest.

               Is information for single final customers and for production facilities, that is                                                                 Yes/No           http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    The flow data of final customers is published in aggregate format (see graphics
               excluded from the definition of relevant points as described under 3.2                                                                                            ortinformation/flow-information                 'domestic' and the excel sheet). When the new IT solutation is implemented and the
               (1)(a) published in aggregate format at least per balancing zone. The                                                                                                                                             relevant points are determined the capacity- and flow data of producers and final
               aggregation of single final customers and of production facilities, excluded                                                                                                                                      customers can be published at one relevant point.
               from the definition of relevant points as described under 3.2 (1)(a), shall
               for the application of this annex be considered one relevant point.


               (b) the total contracted firm and interruptible capacity in both directions                                                                      Yes/No           http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    The total contracted firm and interruptible capacity of cross border points and the
                                                                                                                                                                                 ortinformation/border-points                    LNG facility are shown. When the new IT solution is implemented and the relevant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 points are determined the contracted firm and interruptible capacity (if applicable)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of all the relevant points will be shown.




               Is this information published on a numerical basis?                                                                                              Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                                 ortinformation/border-points
               Is this information in hourly or daily periods, equal to the smallest                                                                            Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    On a daily basis, this is equal to the smallest reference period (capacity in the GTS
               reference period?                                                                                                                                                 ortinformation/border-points                    grid can be booked per day)
               Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you                                                                            Yes                                                              With the current IT solution there can be a maximum delay of five days. With the
               (“near real time”)?                                                                                                                                                                                               upcoming IT system this will be reduced to 1 day.


               Is this information published for a period of at least 18 months ahead?                                                                          Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                                 ortinformation/border-points
               Do you publish historical information on the total contracted firm and                                                                           Yes                                                              The total contracted firm and interruptible capacity of crossborder points are shown
               interruptible capacity for flows in both directions for the past five years on                                                                                                                                    from 1 January 2008. The history of 5 years will be built up. The history of the LNG
               a rolling basis?                                                                                                                                                                                                  facility is published from the day that the LNG facility came into full operation (1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 september 2011).
               (c) the nominations and re-nominations in both directions;                                                                                       Yes/No           http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    The nominations of cross border points and the LNG facility are published on 15:00
                                                                                                                                                                                 ortinformation/border-points                    h and 22:00 h.When the new IT solution is implemented the nominations and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 renominations of all relevant points will be published as soon as possible (near real
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 time => with a delay of a maximum of 2 hours).

               Is this information published on a numerical basis?                                                                                              Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                                 ortinformation/border-points
               Is this information in hourly or daily periods, equal to the smallest                                                                            Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    The nominations are shown on a hourly basis.
               reference period?                                                                                                                                                 ortinformation/border-points
               Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you                                                                            Yes/No                                                           With the implementation of the new IT system the updates will be shown near real
               (“near real time”)?                                                                                                                                                                                               time (when a party (re-)nominates this nomination will be published within two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 hours (maximum) on the GTS website).




               Do you publish historical information on the nominations and re-                                                                                 Yes/No           http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    With the implementation of the new IT system a history of 5 year will be built up (or
               nominations in both directions for the past five years on a rolling basis?                                                                                        ortinformation/border-points/emden-ept, see     a conversion will take place (not yet decided)).
                                                                                                                                                                                 the option 'interruptions'.

               (d) the available firm and interruptible capacity in both directions;                                                                            Yes/No           http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper   In the GEA click & book system shippers can see the available capacities of firm and
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/online_services/gea_click_book ;              interruptible capacity of all network points (GEA click & book is operating within a
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    secured enveroniment). When the new IT solution is implemented and the relevant
                                                                                                                                                                                 ortinformation/border-points                    points are determined the available capacities of firm and interruptible capacity of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 all network points will be shown (at this moment the available capacities of firm and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 interruptible capacities of cross border point are shown).

               Is this information published on a numerical basis?                                                                                              Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
                                                                                                                                                                                 s/online_services/gea_click_book ;
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                                 ortinformation/border-points
                                                                           Name of TSO GTS
                                                                              Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                                                                                   Publication
  Annex 1
chapter 3 of                           Transparency requirement                                     Clarification of requirements where applicable            Yes/No/Not     Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                               applicable           website where appropriate
 Regulation
 715/2009
               Is this information in hourly or daily periods, equal to the smallest                                                                         Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper On a daily basis, this is equal to the smallest reference period (capacity in the GTS
               reference period?                                                                                                                                             s/online_services/gea_click_book ;            grid can be booked per day)
                                                                                                                                                                             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                             ortinformation/border-points

               Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you                                                                         Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper The available capacities in GEA Click & Book are published near real time. With the
               (“near real time”)?                                                                                                                                           s/online_services/gea_click_book              current IT solution there can be a maximum delay of five days (for the border
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           points). With the upcoming IT system this will be reduced to 1 day.




               Is this information published for a period of at least 18 months ahead?                                                                       Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
                                                                                                                                                                             s/online_services/gea_click_book ;
                                                                                                                                                                             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                             ortinformation/border-points

               Do you publish historical information on the available firm and interruptible                                                                 Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper The total available firm and interruptible capacity are shown from 1 January 2008.
               capacity in both directions for the past five years on a rolling basis?                                                                                       s/online_services/gea_click_book ;            The history of five years will be built up.
                                                                                                                                                                             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                             ortinformation/border-points

               (e) actual physical flows;                                                      Should be actual metered flows and should be published at a   Yes/No          http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    The actual physical flows of the directly connected, RNB's, nett import/export
                                                                                               minimum daily                                                                 ortinformation/flow-information;                (Belgium, UK, Germany) , the LNG facility and the storages (nett
                                                                                                                                                                             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    injection/production) are shown. When the new IT system is implemented and the
                                                                                                                                                                             ortinformation/border-points                    relevant point are determined the physical flows of all the relevant points will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             shown.




               Is this information published on a numerical basis?                                                                                           Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                             ortinformation/flow-information;
                                                                                                                                                                             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                             ortinformation/border-points
               Is this information in hourly or daily periods, equal to the smallest                                                                         Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    The actual physical flows are shown on a hourly basis.
               reference period?                                                                                                                                             ortinformation/flow-information;
                                                                                                                                                                             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                             ortinformation/border-points
               Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you                                                                         Yes                                                             The information is published near real time (with a delay of a maximum of two
               (“near real time”)?                                                                                                                                                                                           hours).

               Do you publish historical information on actual physical flows for the past                                                                   No              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    With the implementation of the new IT system a history of 5 year will be built up.
               five years on a rolling basis?                                                                                                                                ortinformation/flow-information;
                                                                                                                                                                             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                             ortinformation/border-points
               (f) planned and actual interruption of interruptible capacity;                  As soon as the TSO is aware of an interruption it should be   Yes/No          http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    The planned and actual interruptions of cross border points and the LNG facility are
                                                                                               published. Should check with market participants whether they                 ortinformation/border-points                    published. When the new IT system is implemented and the relevant points are
                                                                                               feel this is happening and whether this should be interpreted                                                                 determined the planned and actual interruptions of the interruptible capacity of all
                                                                                               more strictly (with a more specific rule).                                                                                    the relevant points will be shown.




               Is this information published on a numerical basis?                                                                                           Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                             ortinformation/border-points
               Is this information in hourly or daily periods, equal to the smallest                                                                         Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    On an hourly basis, this is equal to the smallest reference period.
               reference period?                                                                                                                                             ortinformation/border-points
               Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you                                                                         Yes/No                                                          At the moment the updates are published once a day. With the new IT solution the
               (“near real time”)?                                                                                                                                                                                           updates will be published every hour.


               Do you publish historical information on planned and actual interruptions of                                                                  Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp    The planned and actual interruptions of cross border points are shown from 1
               interruptible capacity for the past five years on a rolling basis?                                                                                            ortinformation/border-points                    january 2008. With the implementation of the new IT system a history of 5 years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             will be built up. The history of 5 years will be built up.The history of the LNG facility
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             is published from the day that the LNG facility came into full operation (1 september
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             2011).
                                                                          Name of TSO GTS
                                                                             Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                                                                                    Publication
  Annex 1
chapter 3 of                          Transparency requirement                                     Clarification of requirements where applicable              Yes/No/Not     Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                                applicable           website where appropriate
 Regulation
 715/2009
               (g) planned and unplanned interruptions to firm services as well as the        ENSTO-G launched a public consultation on the issue of        Yes/no            http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp As soon as the format has been approved GTS will publish the maintenance
               information on restoration of the firm services (in particular, maintenance    Harmonisation of Maintenance Publication                                        ortinformation/maintenance-transport-system publication.
               of the system and the likely duration of any interruption due to               (PR008-11) http://www.entsog.eu/publications/index.html. We
               maintenance).                                                                  would expect the information to be published according to the
                                                                                              results of this consultation

               Do you publish planned interruptions at least 42 days in advance?                                                                              Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                              ortinformation/maintenance-transport-system

               Is this information and updates published as soon as available to you                                                                          Yes
               (“near real time”)?
               Do you publish historical information on planned and unplanned                                                                                 No                                                             The history of planned interruptions of one year is shown. With the implementation
               interruptions for the past five years on a rolling basis?                                                                                                                                                     of the new IT system a history of 5 year will be built up.

               Do you publish measured values of the gross calorific value or the Wobbe                                                                       Yes/No          http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/corpor   The calorific value of distribution network points is published. When the new IT
               index at all relevant points, on a daily basis?                                                                                                                ate/gastransport/calorificvalues               system is implemented the calorific value of all the relevant points will be shown.

   3.3.4.      Do you publish preliminary figures at the latest 3 days following the                                                                          Yes
               respective gas day?
               Do you publish final figures within 3 months after the end of the respective                                                                   Yes
               month?
               Do you publish for all relevant points, available capacities, booked and                                                                       Yes/No          http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp   The available capacity for border points (on a yearly basis) and domestic entry
               technical capacities, on an annual basis                                                                                                                       ortinformation/border-points;                  points (on a daily basis) is published for respectively 10 and 1 year ahead. The
                                                                                                                                                                              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp   booked and technical capacities of border points and the LNG facility are shown on
                                                                                                                                                                              ortinformation/available-capacities            a daily basis 5 years ahead. With the implementation of the new IT solution the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             technical-, booked- and available capacities of all the relevant network points will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             shown for 10 years ahead (default situation).




               over all years where capacity is contracted plus 1 year, and                                                                                   Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                              ortinformation/border-points;
   3.3.5.                                                                                                                                                                     http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
                                                                                                                                                                              ortinformation/available-capacities

               at least for the next 10 years.                                                                                                                Yes/No                                                         The available capacity for border points (on a yearly basis) and domestic entry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             points (on a daily basis) is published for respectively 10 and 1 year ahead. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             booked and technical capacities of border points and the LNG facility are shown on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a daily basis 5 years ahead. With the implementation of the new IT solution the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             technical-, booked- and available capacities of all the relevant network points will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             shown for 10 years ahead (default situation).

               Is this information updated at least every month or more frequently, if new                                                                    Yes/No                                                         The capacity information of the cross border points and the LNG facility is refreshed
               information becomes available?                                                                                                                                                                                every week. The update frequency of the domestic entry is every quarter. With the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             new IT solution the will be once every day/week.

               Does the publication reflect the period for which capacity is offered to the                                                                   Yes
               market?
               Do you publish the information referred to under paragraph 3.3(1) to
               3.3(5) in the following manner:
               (a) on a website accessible to the public, free of charge and without any      The information published in compliance with Annex 3 should     Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
               need to register or otherwise sign on with the transmission system             be available on the TSO's own website as this is where we                       ortinformation
               operator;                                                                      expect most market participants would look for the
                                                                                              information, but we should ask market participants if this is
                                                                                              the case. If the information is held on a third party website
                                                                                              then the TSO should provide a link to the corresponding third
                                                                                              party website with an explanation of what can be located at
                                                                                              the link
               (b) on a regular/rolling basis; the frequency shall be according to the        Frequency will depend on information but should be clearly      Yes
               changes that take place and the duration of the service;                       indicated for each peice of information




  3.1.1.1.
                                                                              Name of TSO GTS
                                                                                 Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                                                                                       Publication
  Annex 1
chapter 3 of                            Transparency requirement                                    Clarification of requirements where applicable                Yes/No/Not     Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                                   applicable           website where appropriate
 Regulation
 715/2009
               (c) in a user-friendly manner;                                                  Qualitative assessment by regulators and stakeholders will be Yes
                                                                                               needed to decide if the information published deemed to be
                                                                                               detailed and comprehensive. A Qualitative assessment will
                                                                                               include a range of criteria including but not limited to; ease of
                                                                                               locating information on the TSOs website; links being clearly
                                                                                               labelled and fully functioning; how clear Is it what information
                                                                                               is being published and how often it is being updated; are
                                                                                               technical terms and abbreviations fully explained, and do
   3.1.1.1.
                                                                                               stakeholders feel what is published provides relevant and
                                                                                               necessary information. These criteria above are illustrative and
                                                                                               not exhaustive and there use will vary depending on the
                                                                                               nature of the information being published. We will also be
                                                                                               seeking stakeholders views for this assessment.



               (d) in a clear, quantifiable, easily accessible way and on a non-               No password should be needed for interested parties to access Yes
               discriminatory basis;                                                           published information
               (e) in downloadable format that allows for quantitative analyses;               In either CSV or XML format                                   Yes

               (f) in consistent units, in particular kWh (with a combustion reference         Information must be published in the units specified or clearly   Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/transp
               temperature of 298,15 K) shall be the unit for energy content and m 3 (at       show how to convert data to show data in the units specified                      ortinformation/definition-and-notes
               273,15 K and 1,01325 bar) shall be the unit for volume. The constant
               conversion factor to energy content shall be provided. In addition to the
               format above, publication in other units is also possible;

               (g) in the official languages of the member State and                                                                                             Yes                                                             The GTS website can be shown in Dutch. The output of the queries is not presented
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 in Dutch. At the end of 2011 a translation table from English to Dutch will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 published.
               (g) in English                                                                                                                                    Yes                                                             The GTS website has the option to choose English as language
3.1.1.2.       Do you provide details on actual changes to all information referred to         Definition of timely manner will depend on the information    Yes                                                                 The most recent information is published on the website of GTS. Actual changes will
               under paragraph 3.3(1) to 3.3(5) in a timely manner as soon as available        given. As soon as change is known it should be published. The                                                                     be sent by an e-mail alert to all the shippers.
               to you?                                                                         website should also clearly signal something has changed



3.4 Information to be published regarding the transmission system and the time
       schedule according to which this information should be published


               Do you publish on a daily basis and updated every day the following             TSO should be aware of this information even if a third party is No                                                               When the new IT solution will be fully implemented an overview of the transfer of
               specifications re. the aggregated amounts of capacities offered, and            involved, therefore we would expect the TSO to publish this                                                                       usage rights and the transfer of capacity rights will be shown.
               contracted on the secondary market (i.e. sold from one network user to          information or provide a link to where the information is
               another network user), where the information is available to you:               published on the third party's website.
               (a) interconnection point where the capacity is sold;                                                                                             No                                                              This will be implemented with the new IT solution
               (b) type of capacity, i.e. entry, exit, firm, interruptible;                                                                                      No                                                              This will be implemented with the new IT solution
               (c) quantity and duration of the capacity usage rights;                                                                                           No                                                              This will be implemented with the new IT solution
    3.4.1.
               (d) type of sale, e.g. transfer or assignment;                                                                                                    No                                                              This will be implemented with the new IT solution
               (e) the total number of trades/transfers;                                                                                                         No                                                              This will be implemented with the new IT solution
               (f) any other conditions known to the transmission system operator as                                                                             No                                                              There are no other conditions known to GTS.
               mentioned in 3.3.
                Is this information provided by a third party?                                 Where provided b third party please provide link to relevant      Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper Secondary (transport) capacity can be traded by: 1.) the bulletin board of GTS; 2.)
                                                                                               information on their website                                                      s/online_services/bulletinboard;              on the APX platform and on 3.) the Trac-X platform.
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.apxendex.com/index.php?id=209;
                                                                                                                                                                                 https://www.trac-x.de/
               Do you publish the following specifications re. harmonised conditions under
               which capacity transactions (e.g. transfers and assignments) will be
               accepted:
               (a) a description of standardised products which can be sold on the                                                                               Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
               secondary market;                                                                                                                                                 s/our_services/transfer_services

               (b) lead time for the implementation/acceptation/registration of secondary      TSO Should clearly set out what lead times are and indicate       Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper See section 2.8 of the TSC
    3.4.2.     trades. In case of delays the reasons have to be published;                     when delays have occured                                                          s/tsc/tsc-2011-2
               (c) the notification to the transmission system operator by the seller or the                                                                     Yes             http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper A TOC or TOU is reported to GTS via the online booking system GEA Click & Book or
               third party as referred to under 3.4(1) about name of seller and buyer and                                                                                        s/our_services/transfer_services              via a form signed by both parties.
               capacity specifications as outlined in 3.4(1).
                                                                            Name of TSO GTS
                                                                               Country The Netherlands
  Article of                                                                                                                                                      Publication
    3.4.2.
  Annex 1
chapter 3 of                           Transparency requirement                                     Clarification of requirements where applicable               Yes/No/Not      Link to the relevant information on TSOs
     Gas                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Any additional comments
                                                                                                                                                                  applicable            website where appropriate
 Regulation
 715/2009
               Is this information provided by a third party?                                  Where provided b third party please provide link to relevant     Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper
                                                                                               information on their website                                                      s/online_services/bulletinboard;
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.apxendex.com/index.php?id=209;
               Regarding the balancing service of your system, do you provide to each                                                                           Yes              https://www.trac-x.de/
                                                                                                                                                                                 http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/balanci   Every shipper can see it's own Portfolio Imbalance Signal (the so called POS, in a IT
               network user, for each balancing period, its specific preliminary imbalance                                                                                       ng/sbs;                                         secured environment) and the System Balance Signal (SBS). The actual bid-price-
               volumes and cost data per individual network user, at the latest 1 month                                                                                          http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/balanci   ladder prices can be verified on the website of GTS. NB: the balancing period for
               after the end of the balancing period?                                                                                                                            ng/bid-price-ladder                             shippers in the dutch national grid is undefined. The balance position of the shippers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 are determined near realtime (with a delay of 20 minutes).




   3.4.3.


               Do you provide final data of customers supplied according to standardised                                                                        Not applicable                                                   Profiles are not used in the balancingsystem of GTS.
               load profiles within 14 months later?
               Do you respect confidentiality of commercially sensitive information while                                                                       Yes                                                              Shippers can only see it's own Portfolio Imbalance Signal (POS) in a secured IT
               providing this information?                                                                                                                                                                                       environment
               Is this information provided by a third party?                                  Where provided b third party please provide link to relevant     Not applicable                                                   Profiles are not used in the balancingsystem of GTS.
                                                                                               information on their website
               Do you offer flexibility services, other than tolerances, for third party                                                                        Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper The nomflexservice is a back-to-back service between users and flexibility providers.
               access?                                                                                                                                                           s/our_services/flex_services_nomflex          GTS does not provide flexibility

               If you do, do you publish daily forecasts on a day-ahead basis of the                                                                            Not applicable   http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper GTS does not show the daily forecasts. The nomflexservice is a back-to-back
               maximum amount of flexibility, the booked level of flexibility and the                                                                                            s/our_services/flex_services_nomflex and      service between the user on the one hand and the flexibility provider on the other
   3.4.4.      availability of flexibility for the market for the next gas day?                                                                                                  select the option 'spreadsheet'               hand. GTS acts only as an intermediating party.

                Do you also publish ex-post information on the aggregate utilisation of                                                                         No               http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper GTS does not show the daily forecasts. The nomflexservice is a back-to-back
               every flexibility service at the end of each gas day?                                                                                                             s/our_services/flex_services_nomflex and      service between the user on the one hand and the flexibility provider on the other
                                                                                                                                                                                 select the option 'spreadsheet'               hand. GTS acts only as an intermediating party.

               (5) Do you publish, per balancing zone:
               the amount of gas in the transmission system at the start of each gas day                                                                        Not applicable                                                   The balancing system of GTS is entirely based on the imbalance position of the
               and                                                                                                                                                                                                               system (SBS) and the individual shippers (POS).



               the forecast of the amount of gas in the transmission system at the end of                                                                       Not applicable                                                   The balancing system of GTS is entirely based on the imbalance position of the
               each gas day?                                                                                                                                                                                                     system (SBS) and the individual shippers (POS).


               Do you publish the amount of gas in the transmission system on an hourly                                                                         Not applicable                                                   The balancing system of GTS is entirely based on the imbalance position of the
               basis?                                                                                                                                                                                                            system (SBS) and the individual shippers (POS).



   3.4.5.      Do you update the forecast amount of gas for the end of the gas day on an                                                                        Not applicable                                                   The balancing system of GTS is entirely based on the imbalance position of the
               hourly basis throughout the gas day?                                                                                                                                                                              system (SBS) and the individual shippers (POS).



               Alternatively, do you publish, per balancing zone
                the aggregate imbalance position of all users at the start of each balancing                                                                    Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/balanci The imbalance of the grid can be seen on the website of GTS (near realtime).
               period and                                                                                                                                                        ng/sbs
               the forecast of the aggregated imbalance position of all users at the end of                                                                     Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/balanci Every market party is responsible for its own imbalance position and is able to
               each gas day?                                                                                                                                                     ng/sbs                                        restore this position based on near real time information delivered by GTS. In
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               essence there should be no imbalance at the end of the day because the entry
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               programmes should equal the exit programmes.




               Do you provide user-friendly instruments for calculating tariffs?               Whether the information is deemed "User-friendly" will require   Yes              http://www.gastransportservices.nl/en/shipper Tariffs can be calculated in the system GEA click & book. See the user manual on
   3.4.6.                                                                                      a qualitative "common-sense" assessment by regulators and                         s/online_services/gea_click_book              the site, section 4.3.2.3
                                                                                               stakeholders

				
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