ECG was established in 2016 as a joint subsidiary of the European Energy Exchange AG (EEX) and the Central European Gas Hub AG (CEGH) to provide gas exchange products and services for the Austrian and Czech gas markets and the entire CEE region. The range of products covers spot and derivatives contracts.

Central European Gas Hub AG (CEGH)

Central European Gas Hub is the operator of the Virtual Trading Point (VTP) in Austria, provides a gas nomination platform for international gas companies and constitutes one of Central Europe’s leading energy trading platforms. The gas exchange products for the Austrian and Czech markets are offered on the PEGAS platform in cooperation between EEX and CEGH. CEGH is a subsidiary of OMV Gas & Power (65%), Wiener Börse (20%) and Eustream (15%). In 2018, CEGH achieved a nominated volume of 659 TWh of natural gas at the CEGH VTP.

Facts & Figures




Floridsdorfer Hauptstraße 1


1210 Vienna



Date of foundation


Spot Market: 11 December 2009


Futures Market: 10 December 2010

CEO and Chairman


Gottfried Steiner

Number of employees (2019)



Annual report(s)


Traded commodities and traded volumes in 2019

PEGAS CEGH Gas Market Austria:


Spot Market: 101.5 TWh


Futures Market: 61.9 TWh


Total: 163.4 TWh


PEGAS CEGH Czech Gas Market:


Spot Market: 7.01 TWh


Futures Market: 2.55 TWh


Total: 9.56 TWh


Europex GA member

Gottfried Steiner

CEO and Chairman

Europex contact person

Marianne Steinböck

Head of Marketing & Sales
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General contact details

Central European Gas Hub

Floridsdorfer Hauptstraße 1
1210 Vienna