The main standards that apply to the Distribution Network:
- Israeli Standard 5664, Part 3 – System for Distribution of Natural Gas.
- Israeli Standard 25000 – Classification of Risk Zones for Natural Gas Installations.
- Israeli Standard 71555 – Polyethylene Piping Systems for the Supply of Gas Fuels.
Natural gas – A source of energy that is pumped from underground reservoirs and is mostly composed of methane.
Methane – An organic compound that appears in nature as a flammable, odorless and colorless gas.
Transmission network – A transmission network is based on a high-pressure steel pipeline that is installed and operated by Israel Natural Gas Lines (a government company).
Pressure Reduction & Metering Station (PRMS )—A station for pressure reduction and metering of natural gas
Pressure Reduction Station (PRS) – A station for reducing pressure of natural gas
Metering Station (MS) – Metering station
Bar–Unit of measurement
High/Low pressure – High pressure is above 16 Bar, while flow pressure is up to 16 Bar.
Transmission tariff – The payment that applies to consumers of natural gas for the transmission of natural gas from the gas suppliers to the consumption sites or up to the Distribution Network. The tariff is determined and supervised by the Natural Gas Authority, in accordance with the Natural Gas Industry Law. It includes two components: the Capacity Tariff and the Actual Transmission Tariff.