EU legislation helps to prevent and respond to potential gas supply disruptions
Diversified supply routes increase security of energy
EU legislation to prepare for and manage electricity crisis situations
EU countries are required to maintain emergency stocks of oil which can be used in case of a disruption to supply.
EU rules to prevent and respond to accidents on offshore installations.
EU rules governing the granting of licenses for oil and gas exploration and production.
Energy security requires adequate protection of critical infrastructure, in particular against cyberattacks.
The Commission collaborates with relevant energy expert groups to ensure access to energy, risk preparedness and cross-border coordination.