Bulgartransgaz EAD in its capacity of owner and operator of Chiren UGS storage facility announces Chiren UGS natural gas storage capacity allocation procedure for gas year 2019-2020.

To take part in the allocation procedure, potential clients must submit Storage Capacity Application Application Standard Form.

Information on available Chiren UGS storage capacity that can be applied for injection and withdrawal broken in gas months can be found here.

Injection period for the forthcoming 2019-2020 gas year concerning the implementation of storage commercial contracts will start on 01 May 2019. The start of injection based on commercial storage capacity is in line with Quantities Injection Schedule according to the 9 Emergency Plan.

Applications can be submitted from 8:30 am (local time, Sofia) on 11 April 2019 by 5:00 pm (local time, Sofia) on 18 April 2019 at Bulgartransgaz EAD Registry Office  by registered mail or courier at:

Bulgartransgaz EAD,

residential area Lyulin 2,

66 Pancho Vladigerov Blvd.,

1336 Sofia, PoB 3

Any Application arrived at the above address by 5.00 pm on 18 April 2019  shall be considered received in due time.

The applications submission procedure, the requirements to potential clients and the principles and capacity allocation methodology are laid down in the Rules for Using Chiren UGS in force at the moment of application submission.

In line with article 3.1. оf the Rules the minimum storage capacity, which any potential client may nominate in the initial storage capacity allocation procedure is 1 mcm.

Requests for clarifications and further information on the Procedure on allocation of storage capacity in Chiren UGS for gas year 2019 - 2020 can be submitted in writing by fax to +359 2 925 00 63 or to