The EU Commission closes an investigation involving the incumbent Danish gas supplier and the country’s main gas producers after the latter committed themselves to market their production individually (DONG / DUC)

"Vertical and horizontal restraints in the European gas sector – lessons learnt from the DONG/DUC case"*1. Introduction On 23 April 2003 the Commission services closed their investigation into the DONG/DUC case relating to the Danish gas market . This case as well as some other cases recently concluded demonstrate the way in which the European Commission applies its competition policy in the European gas sector. All cases complement the liberalisation process in the energy sector promoted by the European Commission . This article provides an overview over the essential findings of the Commission services in the DONG/DUC case, which relates to joint marketing activities of gas producers as well as certain restrictive provisions contained in the gas supply contracts concluded between

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Dominik Schnichels, Fabien Valli, The EU Commission closes an investigation involving the incumbent Danish gas supplier and the country’s main gas producers after the latter committed themselves to market their production individually (DONG / DUC), 23 April 2003, e-Competitions Bulletin Commitment Decisions, Art. N° 38907

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