Through the establishment of the present Framework Agreement, the Contracting Authority wants to purchase ball, plug and gate valves for distribution and transmission of gas in the Danish gas grid. The Framework Agreement is divided into four lots:
— Lot 1: Framework Agreement concerning ball valves,
— Lot 2: Framework agreement concerning plug valves,
— Lot 3: Framework agreement concerning gate valves,
— Lot 4: Framework agreement concerning specially constructed high pressure ball valves.
The tender involves a joint procurement including the parties mentioned in section I.1. As an option the tendered Frame Agreement may also be entered by new entities within the Energinet Group, cf. section II.2.11. This option, however, does not affect the expected value.