Middle East Economic Survey


No 30



EC Proposes Emergency Response Mechanisms For Future Gas Crises

In response to gas supply disruptions last winter because of a transit dispute between Russia and Ukraine, the European Commission (EC) circulated on 15 July a series of proposals to enhance the commissions role in dealing with major supply outages. The EU Natural Gas Emergency Action Plan calls for the EC to be given the authority to make changes on to the preventive and...