BBL Company starts offering daily contracts

Press release

As from 19 April 2007, BBL Company will be making daily transmission capacity available to the market. This new service enables BBL Shippers to book daily capacity.

This is BBL Company's response to the marktet call for short-term services. This new BBL Company service makes a good combination with the monthly contracts. In the short term, BBL Company has approximately 4 million kWh/h transport capacity available. The most up-to-date information reagrding available capacity can be found on the BBL Company website (updated daily).

In adddition, BBL Company is preparing an 'Open Season' in order to be able to respond to additional shipper needs for long-term gas transport contracts from the Netherlands to the UK. BBL Company will be publishing further information about this 'Open Season' in the near future.

BBL Company
BBL Company is a joint venture between E.ON-Ruhrgas (D), Fluxys (B) and the N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie (NL) and operates a 235 km long 36" high pressure gas pipeline (BBL) from the Netherlands (Balgzand) to the UK (Bacton). The BBL enables the additional import of gas from Europe to the UK, to increase the security of the energy supply.

For more information about the services offered by BBL Company call: Arjan Leeuwerke (+31 50 521 3212, email: or Hans Boersma (+31 50 521 3541, email:

For more information about BBL Company, see our website or contact Hansch van der Velden (N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie), email