Who can become a member?

Full Members

Companies, including subsidiaries or divisions with separate accounts, which participate or have business in the European gas markets may become full members of EASEE-gas.

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Producer or Production Facility Operator: companies that manage gas production within a production facility.

 

Transmission System Operator: companies that carry out the function of transmission and are responsible for operating, ensuring the maintenance of, and, if necessary, developing the transmission system in a given area and, where applicable, its interconnections with other systems, and for ensuring the long-term ability of the system to meet reasonable demands for the transport of gas.

 

Distribution System Operator: companies that carry out the function of distribution and are responsible for operating, ensuring the maintenance of, and, if necessary, developing the distribution system in a given area and, where applicable, its interconnections with other systems, and for ensuring the long-term ability of the system to meet reasonable demands for the distribution of gas.

 

Storage System Operator: companies that carry out the function of storage and are responsible for operating a storage facility.

 

LNG System Operator: companies that carry out the function of liquefaction of natural gas, or the offloading, and re-gasification of LNG and are responsible for operating a LNG facility.

 

Trader & Shipper: companies that employ a system operator to transport, store or regasify gas or LNG, and companies that are responsible for buying and selling gas at virtual or physical points on an energy trading platform or bilaterally with other Traders.

 

Supplier: companies that carry out the function of supply (the sale, including resale, of gas to final customers)

 

 

End-User or Final Customer: companies purchasing gas for their own use.

 

Prosumer: individuals, associations or companies who consume gas for their own use and produce gas at small scale. Gas production is not their main business activity, but is used for commercialisation in the market.

 

Service Provider Members

Service Provider Members are companies active in the gas business that provide services to companies in other gas industry segments. Service providers include but are not limited to capacity platforms, energy trading platforms, clearing responsibles, auction offices, IT services and other consultancies.

Associate Members

Associate Members are non-fee paying and non-voting members of EASEE-gas, which can play an advisory role. The Associate Members include other gas or energy related trade associations, government agencies, regulators, not-for-profit research organisations, consumer groups and individuals.

To find out more about the EASEE-gas governance and operation rules, please download the EASEE-gas Articles of Association.