Information on RePowerEU - DG ENER Unit C3
Vivek Parekh made this access to documents request to Energy
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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:
All documentation (including but not limited to all email correspondence, attendance lists, agendas, background papers, transcripts, recordings and minutes/notes) relating to meetings between the entities listed below and the Commission, including DG ENER Unit C3, on 'REPowerEU: Joint European action for more affordable, secure and sustainable energy' or in preparation for the development of the RePower EU proposal from the last 6 months:
- Companies: Snam, Uniper, Equinor, TotalEnergies, Gazprom, Repsol, BP, Engie, Royal Dutch Shell, Enel, Rosneft, Lukoil, Nornickel, Severstal, and Surgutneftegas.
- Trade Associations: Eurogas, Gas Infrastructure Europe, GasNaturally, Gas Distributors for Sustainability (GD4S), the International Association of International Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP), FuelsEurope, and the Russian Gas Society.
I would prefer you to produce the documents on a rolling basis, rather than waiting until the full response is ready, and I would be pleased to receive an initial list of all documents as soon as possible.
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your application for access to documents, which was registered on
16/03/2022 under reference number GESTDEM 2022/1515.
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Access to documents team (cr)
Dear Mr Parekh,
We refer to your e-mail of 16 March 2022, in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on the 16 of March under the above
mentioned reference number. Your application is currently being handled.
However, we will not be in a position to complete the handling of your
application within the time limit of 15 working days, which expired on 06
An extended time limit is needed as the application concerns documents
held by different Services, which must be consulted.
Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 02 May 2022.
We apologize for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
DG ENERGY – Access to documents team
Email: [email address]
2. mailto:[email address]
Dear [email address],
I am still waiting for a response to this request, which is now long overdue. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.