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Erdgas Münster Transport GmbH & Co. KG joins trac-x as new registered network operator

(PresseBox) (Leipzig, ) Erdgas Münster Transport GmbH & Co. KG is a new network operator with tracx, according to an announcement today by the European online platform for trading in secondary natural gas transport capacity. As a result, registered traders can trade secondary longterm capacity also in the network of Erdgas Münster Transport GmbH & Co. KG in the future

Erdgas Münster Transport GmbH & Co. KG is the ninth transport network operator to facilitate secondary longterm capacity trading via tracx. Consequently, registered traders can now trade longterm capacity rights across Europe in the networks of the following operators: Dong Energy Pipelines GmbH, Eni Gas Transport Deutschland S.p.A., E.ON Gastransport GmbH, Erdgas Münster Transport GmbH & Co. KG, EWE NETZ GmbH, Gasunie Deutschland Transport Services GmbH, Ontras - VNG Gastransport GmbH, Thyssengas GmbH and WINGAS TRANSPORT GmbH & Co. KG.

Erdgas Münster Transport GmbH & Co. KG is a German network operator for Germany's market area L-Gas 1. It is responsible for all questions regarding the access to its pipeline system. The transmission grid of Erdgas Münster Transport GmbH & Co. KG stretches through Northern Germany for more than 700km and is connected to the upstream pipeline system of Erdgas Münster GmbH. It is mostly filled with natural gas produced in Germany. For further information about Erdgas Münster Transport GmbH & Co. KG please go to www.egmt.de.

PRISMA European Capacity Platform GmbH

trac-x Transport Capacity Exchange GmbH was established in order to create a transparent and non-discriminatory platform for trading secondary natural gas transport capacity. It has operated an online trading platform for European gas transport capacity since March 2005. Registered shippers can trade secondary capacity rights across Europe and in the transmission grids of the following network operators: Dong Energy Pipelines GmbH, Eni Gas Transport Deutschland S.p.A, E.ON Gastransport GmbH, Erdgas Münster Transport GmbH & Co. KG, EWE NETZ GmbH, Gasunie Deutschland Transport Services GmbH, Ontras – VNG Gastransport GmbH, Thyssengas GmbH and WINGAS TRANSPORT GmbH & Co. KG.

In addition to long-term trading, firm day-ahead capacity rights can be traded on the platform, as well. They can be traded at the European cross-border points Bunde/Oude Statenzijl, Eynatten/Raeren, Ellund, Emden EPT, Emden NPT, Bochholtz, Medelsheim, Oberkappel, Vreden and Wallbach as well as at the German interconnection points Reckrod, Bunder Tief, Lampertheim, Drohne, Emsbüren, Steinbrinck und Steinitz.