Bayerngas is a public contracting entity for matters related to transportation, drinking water supply and energy supply within the meaning of section 1, paragraph 1 of the Ordinance the Awarding of Contracts in the Areas of Transport, Drinking Water and Energy Supply and section 98, number 4 of the Act Against Restraints on Competition ( § 1 Abs. 1 SektVO, § 98 Nr. GWB). The invitation to bid shall be published in the relevant official gazette. Contractual documents and all official communication shall be in the German language.