Corporación de Reservas
Estratégicas
de Productos Petrolíferos

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Ministry for the
Ecological Transition

International Regulation

International treaties, agreements and co-operation programmes
EU Regulation
  • Directive 2009/119/EC of the Council, of 14 September 2009, imposing an obligation on member states to maintain minimum stocks of crude oil and/or petroleum products. (Official Journal of the European Union of 9/10/2009)
  • Commission Implementing Directive (EU) 2018/1581 of 19 October 2018 amending Council Directive 2009/119/EC as regards the methods for calculating stockholding obligations (DOUEL 263/57 of 22/10/2018)
  • Directive 2009/73/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 13 July 2009, concerning common rules for the internal market in natural gas and repealing Directive 2003/55/EC. (DOUEL 211/94 of 14/8/2009)
  • Regulation (EU) 2017/1938 of the European Parliament and of the Council, 25 October 2017, concerning measures to safeguard the security of gas supply and repealing Regulation (EU) No 994/2010. (DOUEL 280/1 of 28/10/2017)
Bilateral agreements on the maintenance of minimum security stocks
  • Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Spain and the Government of the Republic of France relative to the reciprocal allocation of minimum security stocks of crude oil, intermediate petroleum products and petroleum products, signed in Madrid on 4 October 2000. (BOE 252 of 20/10/2000)
  • Agreement between the Kingdom of Spain and the Italian Republic relative to the reciprocal allocation of minimum security stocks of crude oil, intermediate petroleum products and petroleum products, signed in Madrid on 10 January 2001. (BOE 28 of 1/2/2001)
  • Agreement between the Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic relative to the reciprocal allocation of minimum security stocks of crude oil, intermediate petroleum products and petroleum products, signed in Lisbon on 8 March 2007. (BOE 171 of 16/7/2008)
    Protocol of the reciprocal MSS maintenance agreement between Spain and Portugal. On 22 January 2009 the “Protocol between the General Directorate of Energy and Geology and the Corporación de Reservas Estratégicas de Productos Petrolíferos” was signed, within the scope of the agreement made between the Portuguese Republic and the Kingdom of Spain on the reciprocal maintenance of crude oil and petroleum product reserves.
  • Agreement between the Kingdom of Spain and Ireland on the emergency reciprocal maintenance of crude oil and petroleum products, signed in Madrid on 12 December 2012. (BOE 37 of 12/2/2013)
  • Agreement between the Kingdom of Spain and the Government of the Republic of Malta on the maintenance of stocks of crude oil and petroleum products stored in the territory of Spain, signed in Madrid on 18 June 2013. (BOE 184 of 2/8/2013)
  • Agreement between the Government of the Kingdom of Spain and the Government of New Zealand relative to Oil Reserve Contracts, signed in Madrid on 28 October 2013 (BOE 291 of 5/5/2013)
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