*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On 17 April 2019, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union adopted Directive (EU) 2019/692 amending Directive 2009/73/EC concerning common rules for the internal market in natural gas. This amendment makes it possible to apply the principles of competition in the internal market for natural gas to part of the transmission pipelines (or pipelines) connecting a Member State to a third country. It is in fact the European Commission's response to criticism of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, which is expected to double gas transport capacity between Russia and Germany. The project remains highly criticized, as it would lead to increased
CASE COMMENTS: REGULATIONS – EUROPEAN UNION – NATURAL GAS – PIPELINE – SCOPE
Energy: The European Parliament and the Council amend a directive concerning common rules for the internal market in natural gas in order to extent its territorial scope to a section of a gas pipeline linking a Member State to a third country (Internal market in natural gas)
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