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The Gas Storage Bergermeer consortium has developed a framework contract, the Standard Storage Services Agreement (SSSA) which will be the basis for both the long term contracts and the annual auctions. The execution version is available for download below.
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Appointment of new Gas Storage Bergermeer Project Director
Ben has been involved in the development of several underground gas storage projects in Europe and is currently Business Line Manager at EBN. EBN is an independent company with the Dutch state as its sole shareholder. The company participates on behalf of the Dutch state in most gas production ventures in the Netherlands and participates in the Bergermeer Gas Storage project with a 40% stake.
“I am delighted to see Ben join TAQA. Ben is an industry expert with first-hand experience from developing several European underground gas storage projects. Coupled with his broad experience from the energy industry, relationships with the Dutch state and his proven leadership skills, Ben is the right choice for Director of this significant project,” said Jan Willem van Hoogstraten, Managing Director TAQA Energy BV.
Bergermeer Gas Storage will be Europe’s largest third party access gas storage facility with an initial working volume of 4.1 billion cubic metres. The storage will significantly enhance the security of energy supply to Dutch and European consumers and contribute to the liquidity of the Northwest European gas markets.