Policy & Regulation

Five takeaways from the revised EU Gas Directive

The EU’s revised Gas Directive is expected to be formally adopted this spring after breakthrough negotiations in Strasbourg on Wednesday. Here we examine some of the main takeaways from the latest draft The EU’s revised Gas Directive is expected to be formally adopted this spring after breakthrough negotiations in Strasbourg on Wednesday. Here we examine some of the main takeaways from the latest draft.
By Andreas Walstad 14 February 2019 0 33938
The European Parliament in Strasbourg. (Interfax)

The key issue: The EU institutions have reached an agreement in principle on the revised Gas Directive, even if many questions have yet to be answered.

Interfax analysis: The EU institutions reached a preliminary agreement on the revised Gas Directive after a breakthrough in negotiations in Strasbourg on Wednesday. It means pipelines coming from third countries could be subject to EU rules on third-party access, ownership unbundling and tariff setting. The revised directive will have a major impact on Nord Stream 2 and other pipelines,...