Underground Gas Storage Course (UGSc)

Venue: Hampshire Hotel Plaza

Location: Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands

Event Date/Time: Nov 16, 2009 End Date/Time: Nov 20, 2009
Registration Date: Oct 31, 2009
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A comprehensive view of underground gas storage for technical and commercial professionals.

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Upon completion of the course UGSC the participant will:

Understand and be able to compare the technical lay-out and capabilities of the different kinds of storage facilities (state-of-the-art technology).
Be capable of making an assessment of the storage facility that provides the best performance for a specific market demand.
Know how to analyze costs of storage facilities and develop tariffs for storage services, based on those costs.
Have an improved insight into the planning constraints and environmental and safety issues related to the implementation of an underground gas storage plant.
Better understand the positions of various stakeholders (regulators, consumers, transportation companies, storage providers), involved in storage services in liberalized markets.
The UGSC will not only give you the perfect opportunity to visit one of the world’s largest UGS schemes from close-by, but also to exchange experiences with staff in charge of the daily operations of these facilities.


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The UGSC lasts five days, and consists of lectures, dialogues and practical assignments with two main focus points: 1. Technical and planning aspects of underground storages. 2. Commercial market related issues, i.e. regulatory regimes, tariffs, valuation, viewpoints from a practical experience of both UGS operators and users.