Regulatory framework

The Legislation of Ukraine that defines the legal basis of natural gas transmission

Law of Ukraine

Law of Ukraine “On the Natural Gas Market” https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/329-19

Law of Ukraine “On Oil and Gas” https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/2665-14

 

Legal Regulation of Natural Gas Transmission

GTS Code, approved by the resolution of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission, of 30 September 2015 No. 2493, registered at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on 6 November 2015 under No. 1378/27823

https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/z1378-15

Unofficial translation in English – EN.pdf

Standard natural gas transportation agreement, approved by the resolution of the National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission, of 30 September 2015 No. 2497, registered at the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine on 6 November 2015 under No. 1383/27828 https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/z1383-15#n14

NEURC Resolution of 30 September 2015 No. 2517 “On Approval of the Methodology of determining and calculation of the tariffs for the natural gas transmission services for entry and exit points on the basis of long-term incentive regulation” https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/z1388-15 (English translation and more detailed information on the tariffs – review)

NEURC Resolution of 14 November 2019 No. 2365 “On the implementation of measures to improve the efficiency of capacity utilization of the gas transmission system of Ukraine” https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/rada/show/v2365874-19

Order of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine of 2 November 2015 No. 686 “On approval of the Rules on security of natural gas supply” https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/z1489-15

Order of the Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine of 2 November 2015 No. 687 “On approval of the National Action Plan” https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/z1458-15

NEURC Resolution of 24 December 2019 No. 3010 “On the adoption of the Final Decision on the certification of the gas transmission system operator” https://www.nerc.gov.ua/index.php?id=47869

NEURC Resolution of 24 December 2019 No. 3011 “On the issuance of a license for natural gas transmission to LLC “Gas TSO of Ukraine” https://www.nerc.gov.ua/index.php?id=47870

NEURC Resolution of 24 December 2019 No. 3013 “On establishing the tariffs for LLC “Gas TSO of Ukraine” for natural gas transmission services for entry points and exit points for the regulatory period 2020 – 2024″ https://www.nerc.gov.ua/index.php?id=48031

NEURC Resolution of 29 November 2019 No. 2586 “On transposition of the provisions of the acts of the European Union and the Energy Community on the natural gas market of Ukraine” https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/rada/show/v2586874-19

 

EU Regulation in gas transmission sector

Commission Regulation (EU) 2015/703 of 30 April 2015 establishing a network code on interoperability and data exchange rules

Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/459 of 16 March 2017 establishing a network code on capacity allocation mechanisms in gas transmission systems and repealing Regulation (EU) No 984/2013

Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/460 of 16 March 2017 establishing a network code on harmonised transmission tariff structures for gas

Commission Regulation (EU) No 312/2014 of 26 March 2014 establishing a Network Code on Gas Balancing of Transmission Networks

Regulation (EC) No 715/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 on conditions for access to the natural gas transmission networks and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1775/2005