Meetings with fracking companies on Ukraine

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Dear Climate Action,

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 correspondence (including email, SMS, private twitter and WhatsApp) since 1st February 2022 between Commissioner Timmermans, and/or his cabinet and/or officials from DG CLIMA with representatives from Chesapeake Energy, Coterra Energy, EOG Resources, EQT Corp in which the EU’s response to Ukraine invasion, particularly the rePower communication was discussed.

2- any briefings prepared for Commissioner Timmermans, and/or his cabinet and/or officials from DG CLIMA for meetings since 1st February 2022 with representatives from Chesapeake Energy, Coterra Energy, EOG Resources, EQT Corp in which the EU’s response to Ukraine invasion, particularly the rePower 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 CLIMA with representatives from Chesapeake Energy, Coterra Energy, EOG Resources, EQT Corp in which the EU’s response to Ukraine invasion, particularly the rePower communication was discussed.

4 - minutes of the meetings mentioned above

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 Corporate Europe Observatory, 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:

Corporate Europe Observatory,
Rue d’Edimbourg 26,
Brussels 1050

Yours faithfully,

Pascoe Sabido

SG ACCES DOCUMENTS, Climate Action

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Dear Mr Sabido:

 

We refer to your request for access to documents of 11 April 2022,
registered on 28 April 2022 under reference number Gestdem 2022/2406 (for
the DG CLIMA part).

 

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 expires on 20 May 2022.

 

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 15 June 2022.

 

We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

Access to Documents team

 

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Dear Mr Sabido,

We refer to your request for access to documents registered on 28.04.2022
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 expires on
20.05.2022.

 

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 15.06.2022.

 

We thank you for your comprehension and apologise for this delay and for
any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Yours faithfully,

SG D2 Secretariat

 

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Dear SG UNITE D-2,

Thank you for informing me. I look forward to the documents on 15 June.

Yours sincerely,

Pascoe Sabido

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Dear Mr Sabido,

Enclosed please find a copy of our reply.

We would appreciate if you could confirm receipt of the present e-mail by replying to [email address].

With kind regards,
CLIMA Access to documents

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Dear Mr Sabido
Please acknowledge receipt within 5 working days.
Best regards
SG.D2

Dear SG UNITE D-2,

Thank you for your reply, it has been received.

Yours sincerely,

Pascoe Sabido