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NTS is a natural gas carrier that makes up the gas logistics chain in Brazil. The company receives natural gas from the shipper and transports it to the distributor, who is responsible for delivering it to the consumer. NTS's duties include fulfilling transportation service requests and installing new delivery and delivery points, as well as managing contracts and engineering works and meeting regulatory requirements established by the responsible agency.


NTS provides four distinct types of service: Firm Transport Service (STF), Special Transport Service (STE), Interruptible Transport Service (STI) and Operational Switch Service (STO). Check out the details of each one below.

Firm Transport Service (STF)

The carrier also undertakes to receive, move and deliver the amount of gas requested by the carrier, on a daily basis but is limited to the maximum time limit 1 (one) year, and may be interrupted in the event of demand for contracting available capacity in the firm modality.

Special Transport Service (STE)

The Carrier also undertakes to receive, move and deliver the amount of gas requested by the shipper, on a daily basis, but is limited to a maximum period of 1 (one) year, and may be interrupted in the event of demand for contracting available capacity in the firm modality.

Interruptible Transport Service (STI)

The carrier will use commercially reasonable efforts to receive, move and deliver, on a daily basis, the amount of gas requested by the shipper without warranty of continuity

Operational Switch Service (STO)

It is provided by the carrier to one or more shippers, according to the conditions established in the contract, and is a service in which the flow of contracted capacity differs, in whole or in part, from the physical flow, contributing to an efficient operation of the transport facility.

Contracts and Rates

Contracts and Rates

Contract Models and TCGs

In compliance with paragraph (b) of art. 2 of ANP Ordinance No. 1/2003, NTS makes the General Contract and Terms and Conditions (TCGs) models available for each type of Transport Service provided.

Contract/TCG
Document

Firm Transport Service

N/D

Special Transport Service

N/D

Interruptible Transport Service

N/D

Operational Switch Service

N/D

NTS has submitted the General Contract and Terms and Conditions (GTCs) draft for the Firm, Special and Interruptible Transport Services for review and approval by ANP along with its proposed Access Term on 03/20/2017 and awaits the Agency to position themselves.


Similarly, NTS submitted the draft General Contract and Terms and Conditions (TCG) for the Operational Exchange on March 20, 2017 for review and approval by the ANP and is awaiting a position from the Agency.


Once these processes are completed, the relevant documents will be made available for consultation.

Connection Agreement Model

In compliance with sub-paragraph (c) of item I of art. 2 of ANP Ordinance no. 1/2003, NTS makes its Connection Agreement model available.

Contracts and Rates Summary

In compliance with item II of art. 2 of ANP Ordinance no. 1/2003 and item IV of art. 9 of ANP Resolution no. 11/2016, NTS provides a Summary of Transportation Service Contracts and Rates in force.

Operational Allocation Agreement

Operational Allocation Agreement

Allocation Agreement Model

In compliance with item (d) of item I of art. 2 of ANP Ordinance No. 1/2003, NTS provides an operating agreement model for the allocation of gas quantities at delivery stations.