Poland’s gas transmission system operator, GAZ-SYSTEM has formally launched a new open season procedure aimed at increasing the regasification capacity of the Gdańsk FSRU terminal 2.
The results of the non-binding procedure conducted by GAZ-SYSTEM in March to assess the demand for additional regasification capacity at the Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) Terminal in the Gulf of Gdańsk have shown significant market interest.
Previously, GAZ-SYSTEM’s project involved the construction of an FSRU Terminal in the Gdańsk area with a regasification capacity of 6.1 billion cubic meters per annum (bcm/a). Following the Phase 2 results of the Open Season Procedure, GAZ-SYSTEM announced that it had received an offer covering 100 per cent of the regasification services for the project.
Based on these developments, GAZ-SYSTEM has officially initiated a new Open Season procedure to increase the regasification capacity of the FSRU Terminal, known as FSRU 2. The FSRU 2 Terminal Project envisions the installation of a second FSRU in the vicinity of the existing FSRU covered by the ongoing Open Season procedure. This second FSRU would be capable of LNG offloading, storage, and regasification at a capacity of 4.5 bcm/a of gaseous fuel per year.
The objective of the FSRU 2 Open Season procedure is to validate the demand for additional regasification capacity by inviting interested market participants to submit binding, long-term offers for FSRU 2 regasification services. This process will substantiate GAZ-SYSTEM’s decision to proceed with the implementation of the FSRU 2 project.