Temporary storage

Temporary storage service allows the users of regasification service to temporarily store LNG in the terminal’s tanks and request redelivery at a later time, to take advantage of more favorable market conditions.

The offer of this service is regulated by resolutions issued by the  Italian Regulatory Authority for Energy, Networks and Environment - ARERA (ARERA)1, acknowledged in the Regasification Code.

Check rates for temporary storage service for the period concerned.


Subscription to flexibility and temporary storage on behalf of users of regasification service (form Subscription of Service), can occur on a monthly, semi-annual and annual basis.

Requests for LNG temporary storage capacity must be submitted by 5 p.m. on the third working day prior to the start of temporary storage service, through PEC (Posta Elettronica CErtificata) to the following address: Servizi_flessibilita.terminalegnladriatico@pec.it, including this distribution list in CC.
Requests must be presented exclusively through the Request for Temporary Storage Service 2) form, specifying the subject: “Request for Temporary Storage Service.”

Requests for redelivery of amounts in temporary storage must be submitted to the manager by 5 p.m. on the second working day prior to the redelivery date, through CEM (Certified Electronic Mail) to the following address: Servizi_flessibilita.terminalegnladriatico@pec.it, and cc this list distribution.

Requests may only be submitted through the form Request for volumes to be re-delivered after temporary storage 2) with the subject “Request for volumes to be re-delivered after temporary storage.”

Requests for amounts to be redelivered after temporary storage, expressed in energy, must adhere to the values published in the reserved area and in multiples of ± 100.000 Smc. The gross calorific reference value is equal to 0,0396 GJ/Sm3.
Additional information about temporary storage is set forth in the addendum to the Regasification Code.

Contacts for further information.

1)   Resolution 660/2017/R/Gas and Resolution n. 671/2017/R/Gas.
2) First-time requests must be submitted using the following form: 
Declaration of Signatory Powers


Currently the LNG temporary storage service is not offered.