On The Inside: How the Gas Lobby Infiltrates EU Decision-Making on Energy


Fossil Fuels

This briefing shows how the trans-European energy infrastructure (TEN-E) regulation has placed an obscure body advocating for vested gas industry interests at the heart of EU decision making on energy.

The privileged role of the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Gas (ENTSO-G) – a body made up exclusively of gas industry interests, including  epresentatives with links to major gas and oil companies such as Engie, Enagas and OMV – in decision-making on energy policy has benefited fossil fuels, not the ‘common interest’ of Europeans or the planet. ENTSO-G’s biased advice to the European Commission has helped its gas industry members benefit to the of over €1.1 billion euros in taxpayer subsidies.

Read the briefing here.