Selected energy legislation covering underground gas storage
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Energy Legislation

As of 1 January 2013 there is a negotiated access to storage in Slovakia. You may find the relevant energy legislation also on the website of the national Regulator: Regulatory Ofiice for Network Industries

The most relevant energy legislation concerning underground gas storage business include:

Slovak legislation:

Act on Energy No. 251/2012
Act on regulation of network industries No. 250/2012

Degree of Regulatory Office for Network Industries about Electricity and Gas market rules No. 24/2013
Decree of Regulatory Office for Network Industries about separate accounting rules No. 446/2012
Decree of Regulatory Office for Network Industries regarding standards for quality services No. 278/2012

Decree of Ministry of Economy about crisis situation in electricity and gas No. 416/2012
Decree of Ministry of Economy about specialized skills for carrying out business in energy
Decree of Ministry of Economy about details of technical conditions on access and interconnection into network No. 271/2012

European legislation:

Regulation (EC) No 715/2009 of the European parliament and of the Council on conditions for access to the natural gas transmission networks and repealing Regulation (EC)
Regulation (EÚ) No 994/2010 of the European parliament and of the Council concerning measures to safeguard security of gas supply 
Regulation (EÚ) No 1227/2011 of the European parliament and of the Council on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency
Regulation (EÚ) No 347/2013 on guidelines for trans-European energy infrastructure