CASE COMMENTS: UNILATERAL PRACTICES – EUROPEAN UNION – COMMISSION – ENERGY SECTOR – EXCLUSIONARY ABUSE – COMMITMENTS – ESSENTIAL FACILITY THEORY

Commitments: The European Commission makes legally binding commitments taken by the Romanian incumbent operator of gas transport to facilitate natural gas exports (Transgaz)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article in French, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The European Commission has taken a decision making binding the commitments offered by the Romanian natural gas transmission system operator. The commitments will lead the Romanian natural gas transmission system operator to increase its export capacity to Hungary and Bulgaria and to ensure that it does not hinder gas trade with these countries. As the full text of the decision is not yet available, this commentary is limited to an outline of the economic background of the case before a more detailed analysis in a future issue of the review. The Commission's decision must be seen in the context of the European Energy Green Deal. The Green Deal

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  • Côte d’Azur University, GREDEG (Nice)

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Frédéric Marty, Commitments: The European Commission makes legally binding commitments taken by the Romanian incumbent operator of gas transport to facilitate natural gas exports (Transgaz), 6 March 2020, Concurrences N° 2-2020, Art. N° 94704, pp. 86-87

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