Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine LCC is a natural monopoly that ensures natural gas transportation to Ukrainian consumers and transit to the countries of the European Union. The gas transportation system of Ukraine includes six interconnection points with operators of six neighboring countries for which interconnection agreements were signed, 65 active industrial sites in all regions of Ukraine, more than 33,000 km of pipelines, 57 compressor stations, 33 gas metering stations and 1,389 gas distribution stations.
EUSTREAM, a.s. is a natural gas transmission system operator properly authorized to perform activities of natural gas transmission in Slovakia. EUSTREAM’s transmission system provides an important energy link between the East and the West and by new gas interconnectors also interconnects the North and the South. EUSTREAM pursues the objective of ensuring the safe, reliable and ecological transport of gas to European markets. EUSTREAM operates 2,376 km of gas pipelines and 5 compressor stations. The company is a member of the Slovak Gas and Oil Association, the international organizations such as ENTSOG, GIE, IGU and Marcogaz working groups. Eustream is a partner of the international initiative with the aim to reduce methane emissions (Oil and Gas Methane Partnership) and the European vision of the European Hydrogen Backbone.
NET4GAS, s.r.o. is the gas transmission system operator in the Czech Republic, securing the international transit of natural gas, domestic transmission and associated commercial and technical services. NET4GAS transports around 45 billion m3 of natural gas per year and operates more than 3,800 km of pipelines, three border transfer stations, five compressor stations, and 100 transfer stations at the interface with the domestic gas distribution system. The company is a member of the Czech Gas Association, the international organisations ENTSOG, GIE, EASEE-gas, and the IGU and Marcogaz working groups.
OGE is Germany’s largest and one of Europe’s leading transmission system operators, managing about 12,000 kilometres of pipelines. Two thirds of natural gas consumed in Germany flows through OGE’s pipeline system, comprising roughly 100 compressor units and about 1,010 exit points. All over the country, its approx. 1,450 staff in Sales, Dispatching, Service and Technical Infrastructure ensure that its customers get the gas they need on time and in an environmentally friendly way. OGE stands for technological and operational expertise in Germany and Europe in all areas related to the transportation of gaseous energy sources. Energy supply in Germany, both today and in the energy mix of the future, is only possible with the involvement of OGE.