Press releases


Commission welcomes breakthrough leading to gas flows from Slovakia to Ukraine

European Press release Brussels, 28 April 2014 Commission The European Commission welcomes the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) enabling gas flows from Slovakia to Ukraine, which is set to take place this afternoon in Bratislava.


April infringements package: main decisions

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 16 April 2014 April April In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law.


Energy efficiency in buildings: Commission refers Belgium and Finland to Court for failing to fully transpose EU rules

European Commission Press release Brussels, 16 April 2014 The European Commission is referring Belgium and Finland to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to transpose the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.


Gas Coordination Group and Roundtable on Security of Supply with Gas Industry

European Commission Statement Brussels, 8 April 2014 EU Energy Commissioner Oettinger chaired a meeting of the Gas Coordination Group as well as a Roundtable on Security of Supply with gas industry representatives today in Brussels.


EU-US Energy Council – Joint Press Statement

European Commission Press release Brussels, 2 April 2014 1. The fifth EU-US Energy Council met today in Brussels, chaired by EU High Representative/Vice President Catherine Ashton, EU Commissioner for Energy G√ľnther Oettinger, US Secretary of State John Kerry, and US Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel Poneman.