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Energy & Natural Resources

Change is now: Important amendments to the Romanian Energy Law

May 2020 – On 19 May 2020, Government Emergency Ordinance no. 74/2020 amending Romanian Energy Law no. 123/2012 (the “Energy Law”) was published in the Official Gazette (“GEO no. 74”). GEO no. 74 introduces, under certain conditions, the possibility...

Romania’s energy regulator ANRE enacts order introducing gas release programme

May 2020 – On 18 May 2020, Romania’s National Energy Regulatory Authority (“ANRE”) published in the Official Gazette the Order no. 79/2020, on the obligation to offer natural gas on centralised markets in Romania (the “Order”), which introduces...

Regional: EPC Projects in the era of the global pandemic. Practical guide to approach your EPC Contracts during the COVID-19 crisis

6 April 2020 – The current global pandemic situation has dire consequences for the energy & natural resources sector, including on energy and petrochemical development projects and revamp / refurbishment projects across the sub-systems in the energy...

Romania: Impact on the energy sector of government-imposed price controls and essential personnel isolation measures in response to COVID-19

30 March 2020 – Confronted with a rapid spread of COVID-19 cases — fuelled in part by a high number of citizens returning from high-risk countries — the Romanian government has introduced additional measures to contain the spread of the pandemic...

No more regulated prices for households—the liberalisation of Romania’s gas market goes ahead as planned

25 March 2020 – Romania’s National Energy Regulatory Authority (“ANRE”) has published in the Official Gazette an order (Order no. 27/2020) setting out measures regarding natural gas supply to households in view of eliminating regulated prices....

Kinstellar Partner Iustinian Captariu moderates panel discussion at the European Gas Conference in Vienna

January 2020 – Iustinian Captariu, Partner in Kinstellar’s Bucharest office and head of the firm’s local Energy & Natural Resources practice, moderated a panel discussion on “Gas Infrastructure: What expectations and requirements are there...

Partner Kristóf Ferenczi speaks at Energy Week Uzbekistan 2019

September 2019 ─ Kristóf Ferenczi, Partner and Head of Kinstellar’s firm-wide Energy practice, participated in Energy Week Uzbekistan 2019, which took place in Tashkent, between 25 – 27 September.

Kinstellar wins award for the largest transaction in the agriculture sector at the annual Lawyers’ Gala in Romania

September 2019 – Kinstellar is pleased to announce that our Bucharest office has been awarded the prize for the largest transaction this year in Romania’s agriculture sector at the 10th Annual Lawyers’ Gala organised by the business daily Ziarul...

Kinstellar Energy & Natural Resources Digest: Ukraine. July 2019 in Review

August 2019 – Kinstellar Energy & Natural Resources Digest: Ukraine. July in Review