Press releases

26/06/2014

Speech: EU-OPEC dialogue: one of the key priorities of EU international energy relations

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Günther H. Oettinger European Commissioner for Energy Speech: 11th Ministerial meeting of the European Union and the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Brussels, 24 June 2014 Dear Ministers, Secretary General, distinguished guests, Welcome to Brussels! In the past decade our Energy Dialogue has been...

25/06/2014

EU-OPEC Energy Dialogue : Joint Conclusion of the eleventh Meeting of EU-OPEC Energy Dialogue

European Commission Statement Brussels, 24 June 2014 The eleventh Ministerial meeting of the energy dialogue between the European Union (EU) and the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) took place in Brussels on 24 June 2014.

19/06/2014

Speech: The European Energy Policy for 2020 and beyond

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Günther H. Oettinger European Commissioner for Energy Speech: Erasmus Energy Forum, Rotterdam School of Management Rotterdam, 19 June 2014 Ladies and gentlemen Europe is changing how it sources, transports and consumes energy.

19/06/2014

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2014

European Commission MEMO Brussels, 19 June 2014 What is the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW)? Now in its ninth edition, the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) – 23 to 27 June 2014 – is the premier event for public authorities, energy agencies, private companies, NGOs and industry associations engaged in...

19/06/2014

Speech: Is delivery of the Internal Energy Market on time?

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Günther H. Oettinger European Commissioner for Energy Speech: Conference of the Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER) Brussels, 18 June 2014 Thank you for organising this conference. It is an important topic and there is a need for good discussions.

11/06/2014

Commissioner Oettinger welcomes agreement on the revised Nuclear Safety Directive

European Commission Statement Brussels, 11 June 2014 European Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger said: "Nuclear safety is paramount to all European citizens. We need to put all our efforts into making sure that the highest safety standards are followed in every single nuclear power plant across the EU.

10/06/2014

Power market challenges and the European Energy Security Strategy

European Commission [Check Against Delivery] Günther H. Oettinger European Commissioner for Energy Union of the Electricity Industry (Eurelectric) Annual Convention London, 3 June 2014 Dear president Teyssen, Dear Vice Presidents Mexia and Proglio, Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to be here in London today and I would like to...

02/06/2014

Statement by the European Commission following the trilateral energy meeting between the EU, Russia and Ukraine today

European Commission Brussels, 2 June 2014 Statement Following receipt of payment of 786 million USD by Gazprom from Naftogaz, a trilateral meeting on energy security between EU Energy Commissioner Günther Oettinger, Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak and Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuriy Prodan took place in Brussels on Monday 2 June.

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