Coordinating measures to secure energy supplies, including the voluntary common purchase of pipeline gas, LNG and hydrogen.
EU legislation helps to prevent and respond to potential gas supply disruptions.
Gas storage contributes to security of supply in case of strong demand or 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.