The United Kingdom's Security of Gas Supply Post Brexit - Comparing the Legal Aspects of Potential Options
Article from: OGEL 2 (2017), in Brexit
The United Kingdom's (UK) main energy source is gas, which is either imported from continental Europe and Norway, or shipped, in the form of liquefied natural gas from around the world. Given the size of the population in the UK and the declining North Sea gas reserves, it is highly dependent on imports of gas and the crucial political issue is to safeguard the supply of gas. The importance of guaranteeing the supply of gas justifies some degree of legal regulation to organize activities among actors involved in the gas market. Thus, the UK as a current Member State in the ...