Neodyum Miknatis
amateur porn
implant
olabahis
Casino Siteleri
Kayseri escort
canli poker siteleri kolaybet meritslot
escort antalya
istanbul escort
sirinevler escort
antalya eskort bayan
Short Reads

Dutch Government announces termination of natural gas extraction in Groningen

Dutch Government announces termination of natural gas extraction in G

Dutch Government announces termination of natural gas extraction in Groningen

05.04.2018 NL law

In a letter to the Dutch House of Representatives dated 29 March 2018, Minister Wiebes of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate announced that natural gas extraction from the Groningen gas field will be terminated entirely in the coming years. No later than 2022 and possibly one year sooner, the natural gas extraction level will be reduced to below 12 billion Nm3. In subsequent years, it will gradually be reduced to zero.

The letter can be downloaded in Dutch and the news item published on the website of the Dutch Government can be downloaded in English.

According to the Dutch Government, the consequences of natural gas extraction in the Dutch province of Groningen, such as earthquakes, damage to homes and other buildings and uncertainty among the region’s inhabitants, are no longer socially acceptable. The Dutch Government views ongoing natural gas extraction, combined with massive financial compensation and restoration and reinforcement operations, as forming an untenable situation.

In order to remove the cause of earthquake risks, the Dutch Government is taking measures to end natural gas extraction from the Groningen field as soon as possible. Although the feasibility of some of these measures is still being reviewed, the letter describes a number of far-reaching measures which have to be taken to reduce natural gas extraction in Groningen:

  • A new nitrogen installation will be built in Zuidbroek for conversion of high-calorific natural gas into low-calorific natural gas. Other possibilities for obtaining low-calorific natural gas are being studied.
  • By 2022, all large industrial Groningen gas users must have switched to other sources of energy. This concerns a total of 170 companies that, together, consume around 4.4 billion Nm3 in low-calorific gas.
  • By 2029, low-calorific natural gas will no longer be exported from the Netherlands.
  • Natural gas-free home construction will become the norm during the present government term and the Dutch Government has made funds available for the conversion of existing homes to natural gas-free properties. In addition, possibilities for gas demand reduction by the glasshouse horticulture sector are being reviewed.
  • The Minister expects to have a legislative proposal submitted to Parliament sat the end of May to amend the Dutch Gas Act and Dutch Mining Act to implement a “never more than necessary” level of gas production in respect of the Groningen field, reducing production to the minimum level which is necessary for the security of supply.

In his letter, Minister Wiebes indicated that further details of measures to reduce natural gas extraction in Groningen will be available before summer.

Team

Related news

18.06.2020 NL law
Wetsvoorstel opheffing verpandingsverboden: (mogelijke) impact op de financieringspraktijk

Short Reads - Het op 2 juni 2020 bij de Tweede Kamer ingediende wetsvoorstel opheffing verpandingsverboden (het “Wetsvoorstel”) beoogt de bestaande praktijk van het contractueel overeenkomen van verboden of beperkingen van de overdracht of verpanding van geldvorderingen op naam, voor zover die verkregen zijn in de uitoefening van beroep of bedrijf, op te heffen. Na inwerkingtreding van het Wetsvoorstel zullen dergelijke bedingen nietig zijn. In dit bericht een weergave van de (mogelijke) impact op de financieringspraktijk.

Read more

14.04.2020 BE law
Real estate and the impact of COVID-19

Articles - COVID-19 is increasingly disrupting our real estate industry. Tenants are starting to suspend or delay their payments unilaterally. Development projects are slowed down or suspended, and certain investments are temporarily put on hold. Credit ratings of real estate investment companies and tenants are being eroded, causing our industry, which depends highly on capital markets, to slow down. Governments are desperately trying to keep track by frantically pushing legislation through, in an attempt to balance public health against a potential economic fallout.

Read more

27.03.2020 NL law
Certain legal aspects of the corona crisis for the Dutch construction and rental industry

Short Reads - Read in Dutch The spread of the coronavirus has developed into a severe crisis that is also affecting the construction and rental industry in the Netherlands. Catering operators and retailers are wondering (among other difficult questions) whether they can pause their rent payments while they have no or very little turnover.

Read more

16.06.2020 BE law
Webinar : Vers une coupure de l’eau et/ou de l’électricité ?

Seminar - Plans d'urgence et responsabilités en cas de délestage Divers médias ont rapporté ces derniers jours que la Belgique fera face à une vague de sécheresse ces prochains mois. Il est fait mention de plans anti-sécheresse et de délestage. Le risque de coupures d’eau et d’électricité (les centrales ont notamment besoin d’eau pour leurs procédés de refroidissement) est bel et bien réel.

Read more