Gazprom to utilise Interconnector capacity

Centrica plc has been appointed by OAO Gazprom as its agent for operating its Interconnector capacity.

In addition, OAO Gazprom, Centrica plc and Wingas GmbH have reached a tripartite agreement entitling each party to use this capacity.

The first trade under these agreements has been completed by the three parties. Gazprom UK Trading Ltd., a subsidiary of OAO Gazprom has traded gas with Accord Energy Ltd., the wholly owned subsidiary of Centrica PLC at Bacton utilising the Interconnector capacity.