correspondence between DG Move and Exxon Mobil
Dear Mobility and Transport,
Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
1. All briefings, minutes of meetings, and correspondence (including email, SMS, private twitter and WhatsApp) since January 1st 2021 between representatives of ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical, or PR companies or law firms representing ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical , and Commissioner Adina Vălean, and/or members of her cabinet and/or officials from DG Move, in which the Euro VII OR OR CO2 regulation for light vehicles OR CO2 regulation for heavy-duty vehicles OR the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) OR ReFuelEU Aviation, OR FuelEU Maritime, OR AFIR directive were discussed.
2.All documentation (including but not limited to all email correspondence, attendance lists, agendas, background papers, transcripts and recordings) AND the meeting minutes/notes relating to the meeting between members of cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean and ExxonMobil Petroleum & Chemical on 23 March 2022.
I would like to make clear that I would prefer you produce the documents on a rolling basis.
At no point should the Commission’s search for—or deliberations concerning—certain documents delay the production of others that the Commission has already retrieved and elected to produce.
To the extent possible, I would prefer the documents in electronic format. If that is not please possible, please use my postal address :
78 Rue Compans, 75019 Paris
Should my request be denied wholly or partially, please explain the denial or all deletions referring to specific exemptions in the regulation. Also I expect the partial release of documents, in case of partial exemption according to article 4.6.
I reserve the right to appeal.
Please confirm having received this application. I look forward to your reply within 15 business days, according to the regulations.
Dear Sir or Madam,
We hereby acknowledge the receipt of your request for access to documents
sent on 19/01/2023 and registered on 19/01/2023 under the case number
We will handle your request within 15 working days as of the date of
registration. The time-limit expires on 09/02/2023. We will let you know
if we need to extend this time limit for additional 15 working days.
To find more information on how we process your personal data, please see
the privacy statement.
Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport - Access to Documents
We are writing concerning your request for access to Commission documents
registered on 19 January 2023 under case number 2023/0364.
We are currently working on your request. However, we have not yet been
able to gather all the elements necessary to carry out a full analysis of
your request. We will not be able to send you the reply within the
prescribed time limit expiring on 9 February 2023.
The extension is needed as we are waiting for your reply to the fair
Therefore, in line with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001,
we need to extend this time limit by 15 additional working days. The new
time limit expires on 23 February 2023.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
MOVE B4 Secretariat