Initial situation in the natural gas industry

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When working with natural gas, peaks in demand can be compensated by taking natural gas from gas storages, storing it in the natural gas grid (pressure adaptation) and device which can be switch or turned off.

In gas storages or in the grid certain amount of natural gas can be stored preventively in order to use them on demand. In addition non-contractual supplied natural gas contingents are used which are referred to as spotgas.