The Slovenian Competition Protection Agency accepts commitments by the incumbent gas importer and supplier addressing concerns relating to long-term contracts on natural gas supply with industrial customers (Geoplin)

Introduction On 10 November 2017, the Slovenian Competition Protection Agency (hereinafter referred to as the CPA) has adopted a decision that renders legally binding the commitments offered by GEOPLIN LLC. (hereinafter referred to as GEOPLIN), incumbent gas importer and supplier in the Republic of Slovenia. The commitments address the CPA’s preliminary competition concerns relating to the alleged infringement of Article 9 of the Slovenian Competition Protection Act and Article 102 of the TFEU. In particular, the CPA claimed that GEOPLIN was allegedly concluding long-term contracts on natural gas supply with the industrial customers connected to the transmission network, containing the following: (i) predetermined contractual quantity of natural gas to be taken over for the entire

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Andrej Fatur, The Slovenian Competition Protection Agency accepts commitments by the incumbent gas importer and supplier addressing concerns relating to long-term contracts on natural gas supply with industrial customers (Geoplin), 10 November 2017, e-Competitions Bulletin Energy & Dominance, Art. N° 87146

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