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Press Release
  9 June 2017

GLE launches online European List of Services 2017

Today, 9 June 2017, GLE launches online the European List of Services for 2017 thanks to all LNG terminal operators in the EU who accepted the invitation of GIE to participate in this initiative.


GLE aims to find market-based solutions in order to best meet the interests of the network users and strives to provide input and expertise on LNG infrastructure to the European institutions, regulatory bodies and other stakeholders. As part of GLE mission, the newly launched GLE European List of Services provides comprehensive information and definitions about:


  • Basic services: Unloading, operational storage, regasification and send-out;
  • Other services relating to
    • Quality: Wobbe Index/GCV Correction, odorisation,
    • Flexibility: additional storage, additional send-out, capacity pooling,
    • Cargo management: LNG inventory transfer, reloading (large scale ship), transshipment berth to berth, transshipment ship to ship,
    • Small scale: reloading (small scale ship), truck loading, rail loading,
    • Ship operation: cooling down, gassing up, nitrogen inerting, allowing oil bunkering at berth;
  • Secondary Market: regasification capacity, storage capacity, berthing/unloading rights, combination of berthing, storage and regasification.


The European List of Services is accessible at:


Note to Editors


Gas LNG Europe (GLE) currently comprises 16 European LNG terminal operators from 9 countries, representing more than 90% of all the existing LNG regasification capacity in Europe. GLE is one of the columns of GIE, Gas Infrastructure Europe, the European association of the Transmission, Storage and LNG terminal Operators.


GLE is committed to promoting the development of a fully operational European internal market for LNG and the creation of a stable and predictable regulatory framework which is conductive to investments and which ensures transparency and non‐discriminatory treatment.


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