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trac-x Trading Results November 2009

(PresseBox) (Leipzig, ) On the European internet platform tracx transport capacity trading totalled 31.82 GWh/h per day in November (November 2008: 28.94 GWh/h per day). This includes 31.44 GWh/h (November 2008: 13.74 GWh/h) traded in the dayahead section of tracx, where 595 of the placed dayahead entries were successfully sold.

At the crossborder point Bunde/Oude Statenzijl (entry) the average price for traded dayahead capacities amounted to € 7.15 per MWh/h per day. At Eynatten/Raeren (entry) it amounted to an average of € 8.28 per MWh/h per day. Dayahead capacities at Emden NPT were traded for an average price of € 7.00 per MWh/h.

In the longterm section of the platform a total of 0.382 GWh/h per day (November 2008: 15.2 GWh/h per day) was traded in November. Altogether, one of the longterm entries offered on tracx was successfully purchased. November's longterm capacities were placed on the platform with contract periods ranging from five days up to four months.

Since the platform's trading start in March 2005, the overall trading volume on tracx has reached a total of 57,389.55 GWh/h per day. This includes 221.39 GWh/h per day from dayahead trading. Currently, there are 452 users from 19 countries registered on www.trac? Altogether, 63 companies are authorised to trade capacity rights on the platform.

PRISMA European Capacity Platform GmbH

tracx Transport Capacity Exchange GmbH was established in order to create a transparent and nondiscriminatory 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, E.ON Gastransport GmbH, Eni Gas Transport Deutschland S.p.A, EWE NETZ GmbH, Gasunie Deutschland Transport Services GmbH, Ontras - VNG Gastransport GmbH, Thyssengas GmbH and WINGAS TRANSPORT GmbH & Co. KG.

In addition to longterm trading, firm dayahead capacity rights can be traded on the platform, as well. They can be traded at the European crossborder 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.