Welcome to the Gas Allocation Portal

The Gas Allocation portal provides information relating to the allocation process carried out under the Gas (Downstream Reconciliation) Rules 2008. This information includes public and private allocation reports, latest news, FAQs, a web portal user guide, and links to the Gas Industry Co website. The allocation portal also allows allocation participants to transfer files to and from the allocation agent. If you have any issues with web portal access or require any further information relating to the portal or allocation, please do not hesitate to contact us

Gas Downstream rules

The rules and obligations of the allocation agent are contained in the Gas (Downstream Reconciliation) Rules 2008 which went live on 1 October 2008. The Rules are available from the Gas Industry Co website

User Guide

The Allocation System User Guide v1.5 provides information on how to access the system, how to transfer files to and from the allocation agent and file validations. If you have any questions please contact us

File names and formats

Allocation file formats and the file naming convention are specified in Reconciliation File Formats Notice available on the Gas Industry Co website. It describes the format of each file transferred to and from the allocation manager under the Rules. It also describes the standard file naming convention used by the allocation agent when creating file names.


The following allocation reports are available for the public to download.
  • Seasonal adjustment daily shape values.
  • A summary of UFG and retailer allocation
  • A comparison of billed and submission quantities
  • Annual UFG factors

Additional reports are available to participants once they have logged in to the portal.
Information describing the format and content of the reports is to be found in the Functional Specification available on the Gas Industry Co website.

Resources available for download

The following are available from the resources page:
  • Annual UFG Factors for the 2008/09 and 2009/10 transitional gas years(incorporating corrected data from one retailer)
  • Profile Register
  • Trading Notification Forms
  • Allocation System User Guide

Reference Data

Once logged in, participants can download the Gas Gates report from the File Utilities/Reference Data page.

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