Gas Networks Ireland holds both Asset Owner and Asset Operator Licences for the Natural Gas Transmission and Distribution networks.
Gas Networks Ireland’s obligations under the licences are extensive and include responsibility for:
A key obligation for Gas Networks Ireland pursuant to both Licences is the preparation of a long term development statement. Gas Networks Ireland is responsible for preparing a statement outlining the projected plans for the network for the next ten years. The plan outlines the use likely to be made of the System and any plans for changes and/or additions to the infrastructure. Gas Networks Ireland will prepare a revision of the development statement each year, so that it always remains up-to-date. Other key elements of Gas Networks Irelands' obligations under the licences include: