Development of draft amendments to the Code on Gas Distribution Systems

In addition to previous article on simplification of the procedure for issuing exploitation permits, we are ready to share the following news.

The working group for development of proposals concerning regulatory acts in the field of investment activity in Kherson region has developed and sent own proposition on amendments to paragraph 4 of the Chapter 2, Section V of the Code on Gas Distribution Systems, approved by Decree of National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission of Ukraine (NEURC) on September 30, 2015 No. 2494. The propositions envisage reduction of deadlines for the external gas supply projects approval or preparation of an exhaustive comments list (if possible) from 15 to 10 calendar days.

National Energy and Utilities Regulatory Commission of Ukraine replied that all propositions are considered on a regular basis as well as problem issues appeared on the gas market are analyzed, in order to find the best solution, including amending the NEURC regulations in compliance with the balance of interests from gas market participants. NEURC informed that propositions developed by the working group will be considered during the next preparation of amendments to the Code on Gas Distribution Systems.

Prepared draft amendments to the Code on connecting customer facilities to gas distribution systems will be posted on the NEURC web site.

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