Correspondence and meetings fossil fuel industry and Commission on RePowerEU

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Dear DG Climate Action, dear Madam/Sir

Referring to Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 on public access to EU documents and to the 'Aarhus Regulation', I would herewith like to ask for access to the following:

1- all correspondence (including email, SMS, private twitter and WhatsApp) since 1st February 2022 between Commissioner Timmermans, and/or his cabinet and/or officials from DG Climate Action with representatives from the oil and gas industry, namely the following associations: Eurogas, GIE, Gas4Climate, IOGP, Marcogaz, FuelsEurope and GasNaturally in which the EU’s response to Ukraine invasion, particularly the RePowerEU communication was discussed.

2- any briefings prepared for Commissioner Timmermans, and/or his cabinet and/or officials from DG Climate Action for meetings since 1st February 2022 with representatives from the oil and gas industry, namely the following associations: Eurogas, GIE, Gas4Climate, IOGP, Marcogaz, FuelsEurope and GasNaturally in which the EU’s response to Ukraine invasion, particularly the RePowerEU communication was discussed.

3 - list of meetings since since since 1st February 2022 between Commissioner Timmermans, and/or his cabinet and/or officials from DG Climate Action with representatives from the oil and gas industry, namely the following associations: Eurogas, GIE, Gas4Climate, IOGP, Marcogaz, FuelsEurope and GasNaturally in which the EU’s response to Ukraine invasion, particularly the RePowerEU communication was discussed.

4 - minutes of the meetings mentioned above

5 – any briefings prepared ahead of meetings between Commissioner Timmermans, and/or his cabinet and/or officials from DG Climate Action with representatives from the oil and gas industry, namely the following associations: Eurogas, GIE, Gas4Climate, IOGP, Marcogaz, FuelsEurope and GasNaturally in which the EU’s response to Ukraine invasion, particularly the RePowerEU communication was discussed.
I would like to make clear I 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, we prefer the documents in electronic format. Documents that cannot be sent in electronic format should be sent to Food & Water Action Europe, Rue d’Edimbourg 26, 1050 Brussels.

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 regulation.

Please find my postal address here:

Frida Kieninger
Rue d’Edimbourg 26,
1050 Ixelles
Belgium

Thank you for your assistance.
Kind regards,
Frida Kieninger

Frida Kieninger

Dear Climate Action,

I would be happy to receive an answer to my question concerning fossil fuel industry meetings on RePowerEU.

Yours faithfully,

Frida Kieninger