OPINION & ORDER
EDGARDO RAMOS, District Judge.
Petitioners, investors from European Union ("EU") Member States, commenced this action in the Supreme Court of New York County against the Kingdom of Spain to confirm an arbitral award rendered by the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, an international tribunal located in Sweden. 0e60is arbitral award was made pursuant to the dispute resolution provisions of the Energy Charter Treaty ("ECT"), Doc. 17, 1994, 2080 U.N.T.S. 95, an international investment agreement that establishes a multilateral framework for cross-border cooperation in the energy industry. Petitioners bring this claim in the United States pursuant to the United Nations Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral awards, (June 10, 1958), 21 U.S.T. 2517, 330 U.N.T.S. 38 ("New York Convention") and Chapter 2 of the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA"), 9 U.S.C. §§ 201 et seq.
The Kingdom of Spain ("Respondent" or "Spain") removed the action to this Court from the Supreme Court of New York County on April 10, 2019 pursuant to 9 U.S.C. § 205 and 28 U.S.C. § 1441(d). Doc. 1. Spain now seeks to transfer the action to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ("District of Columbia"), or in the alternative, stay the action pending the resolution of a set-aside proceeding in Sweden. For the reasons set forth below, the motion to transfer is GRANTED and the motion to stay the application is respectfully referred to the transferee court.