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 Gas market rules No. 208/2023
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 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)
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1348/2014 on data reporting implementing Article 8(2) and Article 8(6) of Regulation (EU) No 1227/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency

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

Regulation (EU) of the European Parliament and of the Council  No 2017/1938 concerning measures to safeguard the security of gas supply