Resolution Of 14 October 2015, Of The Directorate-General For Energy And Mines, Which Are Published New Sale Prices, Before Taxes, Of Liquefied Gases Of Oil By Pipeline.

Original Language Title: Resolución de 14 de octubre de 2015, de la Dirección General de Política Energética y Minas, por la que se publican los nuevos precios de venta, antes de impuestos, de los gases licuados del petróleo por canalización.

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Article 94 of the law 34/1998, of October 7, the hydrocarbon sector, establishes that prior agreement of the delegate of the Government Commission for Economic Affairs, the Minister of industry, energy and tourism can dictate the provisions necessary for the establishment of the rates for sale of liquefied petroleum gas by pipeline for final consumers as well as prices of transfer of natural gas and liquefied petroleum gases for distributors of fuel gas by pipeline, by establishing concrete values of such fees and prices, or a determination and the same auto-update system.

On the other hand, article 12(1) of the law 24/2005, November 18, reforms to boost productivity, established by ministerial order, prior agreement of the delegate of the Government Commission for Economic Affairs, it will dictate the provisions necessary for the establishment of the rates for sale of natural gas, manufactured gas and liquefied gases of oil by pipeline for final consumers as well as prices of transfer of natural gas and liquefied petroleum gases for distributors of fuel gas by pipeline, by establishing concrete values of such fees and prices, or a determination and the same auto-update system. The rates for sale to users will be unique for the entire national territory, without prejudice to their specialties.

Already above, the order of the Ministry of industry and energy of 16 July 1998, which are updated costs of commercialization of the system of automatic determination of maximum selling prices, before taxes, of liquefied petroleum gas, and is liberalizing certain supplies, had established the system of automatic determination of maximum prices for the supply of liquefied petroleum gas , and in particular the provision by pipeline. The eighth paragraph of the order, States that Directorate-General for energy and mines made the calculations for the application of the established system and shall adopt the corresponding resolutions for the determination of the maximum prices which will be published in the «Official Gazette» and shall enter into force on the third Tuesday of each month.

Finally, paragraph primero.2 of the order ITC/3292/2008 of 14 November, by which the system of automatic determination of the rates of sale, modifies pre-tax, liquefied gases of oil by pipeline, partially amending the order of the Ministry of industry and energy of 16 July 1998, establishes that marketing costs will be reviewed annually in the month of July each year.

According to the aforementioned and in use of competition that credited with eighth paragraph of the aforementioned order of the Ministry of industry and energy of 16 July 1998, the Directorate-General for energy and mines, resolves: first.

From zero hours of the day, October 20, 2015, the wholesale prices before taxes, application to supplies of liquefied gases of oil according to mode of delivery will be those indicated below: 1. Gases liquefied oil by pipeline to end users:-fixed term: 1.57 €/ month.

-Variable term: 68,0148 cents/kg.

2 liquefied petroleum gases (LPG) in bulk to distributors of LPG by pipeline: 53,4239 cents/kg.

Second.

Prices established in the previous sections do not include the following taxes in force:-Peninsula and Balearic Islands: oil tax and value added tax.

-Canary Islands: Special of the autonomous community of Canary Islands tax from petroleum fuels and tax General indirect Canary.

-Cities of Ceuta and Melilla: production, services, import and complementary assessment on petroleum fuels tax.

Third party.

In the calculations of the prices established in the second paragraph have been taken into account the following quotations or intermediate results: international prices ($/ Mt) raw: propane = 309.2, butane = 370,1.

Freight charge ($/ tonne): 38.2.

Monthly average of the dollar/euro exchange: 1,122118.

Marketing costs that were established in the resolution of 13 July 2015, of the Directorate-General for energy and mines, which are published new sale prices, before taxes, of liquefied gases of oil by pipeline has also been taken into account.

Room.

The prices for the supplies of liquefied petroleum gases referred to in the present resolution shall apply to executory supplies on October 20, 2015, although the corresponding orders have earlier. For these purposes, are understood by supplies executory, those who have not been made or are in phase of realization at the zero hour of the day, October 20, 2015.

Fifth.

Invoices relating to the supply of gas consumption liquefied oil by pipeline measured by counter, relating to the period that includes the date of October 20, 2015, or in your case from the day from which produce effects or enter into force other resolutions or orders anterior or posterior relating to the same billing period they will be calculated proportionally dividing the total consumption for the period invoiced to the days before and after each of those dates, by applying prices that correspond to the different resolutions or orders applicable to resulting from consumption of the cast.

Sixth.

The distribution companies of liquefied gases of oil by pipeline, shall take necessary measures for the determination of the periodic consumption carried out by each of its customers, for the purpose of proceeding to the correct application of the prices of liquefied petroleum gas by pipeline referred to in the present resolution.

Seventh.

Against this resolution, and in accordance with the provisions of articles 107 and following of the law 30/1992, of 26 November, regime of public administrations and common administrative procedure legal, may be entered appeal to the Secretary of State for energy in the period of one month starting from the day following its publication.

Madrid, 14 October 2015.-the General Director of energy and mines, María Teresa Baquedano Martin.