Corporación de Reservas
Estratégicas
de Productos Petrolíferos

Public Law Corporation
under the aegis of the
Ministry for the
Ecological Transition

Sector Regulation

All documentation in this section is in its original language (Spanish)

Petroleum Products
Basic Spanish regulation
  • Law 34/1998, of 7 October, on the Hydrocarbon Sector. (BOE 241 of 8/10/1998)
  • Royal Decree 1716/2004, of 23 July, which regulates the obligation to maintain minimum security stocks, the diversification of the natural gas supply and the Corporación de Reservas Estratégicas de Productos Petrolíferos. (BOE 206 of 26/8/2004)
Implementation regulation on the National Commission of Markets and Competition
  • Law 3/2013, of 4 June, on the creation of the National Commission of Markets and Competition. (BOE 134 of 5/6/2013)
Implementation regulation on specifications
  • Royal Decree 61/2006, of 31 January, which sets specifications for gasoline, diesel fuel, fuel oil and liquid petroleum gases and regulates the use of certain biofuels. (BOE 41 of 17/02/06)
Implementation regulation on obligations for stockholding and submitting information on petroleum products and inspection
  • Order ITC/3283/2005, of 11 October 2005, approving the regulations related to the information duties of the entities obligated to maintain minimum security stocks of petroleum products including liquid petroleum gases and natural gas, as well as the Corporación de Reservas Estratégicas de Productos Petrolíferos’ inspection authority. (BOE 255 of 25/10/2005)
  • Order ITC/18/2005, of 10 January, approving the fees for the Corporación de Reservas Estratégicas de Productos Petrolíferos corresponding to fiscal year 2005. (BOE 15 of 18/1/05)
  • Ruling of 30 March 2009, on the Corporación de Reservas Estratégicas de Productos Petrolíferos and the obligated entities’ stockholding obligations with regard to minimum security stocks of petroleum products. (BOE 81 of 3/4/09)
  • Ruling of the General Directorate of Energy Policy and Mines of 29 May 2007, approving the new official forms to be used for submitting information to the General Directorate of Energy Policy and Mines, the National Energy Commission and CORES. (BOE 155 of 29/05/07)
Implementation regulation on storage of minimum security stocks in European Union countries
  • Order ITC/2389/2007, of 26 July, modifying the Order of 18 December 2000 on storage of minimum security stocks outside Spanish territory. (BOE 186 of 4/08/07)
  • Ministerial Order of 18 December 2000, on storage of minimum security stocks outside Spanish territory. (BOE 309 of 26/12/00)
International regulation on treaties, agreements, and co-operation programmes
  • Agreement on an International Energy Programme, signed in Paris on 18 November 1974. (BOE 83 of 7/4/75) The version in force since 2008 is attached.
EU Regulation
International agreements for 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 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)
Natural gas
Basic Spanish regulation
  • Law 34/1998, of 7 October, on the Hydrocarbon Sector. (BOE 241 of 8/10/1998)
  • Royal Decree 1716/2004, of 23 July, which regulates the obligation to maintain minimum security stocks, the diversification of the natural gas supply and the Corporación de Reservas Estratégicas de Productos Petrolíferos. (BOE 206 of 26/8/2004)
Implementation regulation on the National Commission of Markets and Competition
  • Law 3/2013, of 4 June, on the creation of the National Commission of Markets and Competition. (BOE 134 of 5/6/2013)
Implementation regulation on natural gas activities
  • Royal Decree 984/2015, of 30 October, which regulates the organised natural gas market and third party access to natural gas facilities (BOE 261 of 31/10/15)
  • Royal Decree 1434/2002, of 27 December, which regulates the activities of natural gas transportation, distribution, commercialisation, supply and the procedures for authorising natural gas facilities. (BOE 313 of 31/12/02)
Implementation regulation on stockholding obligations and submitting information on natural gas and inspection
    • Order IET/2445/2014, of 19 December, establishing the fees and taxes associated with third party access to gas facilities and payment for regulated activities. (BOE 312 of 26/12/14)
    • Order ITC/3128/2011, of 17 November, which regulates certain aspects relating to the access by third persons to gas facilities and payment for regulated activities. (BOE 278 of 18/11/11)
    • Order ITC/3283/2005, of 11 October, approving the regulations related to the information duties of the entities obligated to maintain minimum security stocks of petroleum products including liquid petroleum gases, and natural gas, as well as the Corporación de Reservas Estratégicas de Productos Petrolíferos’ inspection authority. (BOE 255 of 25/10/05)
    • Order ITC/3126/2005, of 5 October, approving the technical management rules for the gas system. (BOE 243 of 11/10/2005)
    • Order ITC/18/2005, of 10 January, approving the fees for the Corporación de Reservas Estratégicas de Productos Petrolíferos corresponding to fiscal year 2005. (BOE 15 of 18/1/05)
    • Ruling by the General Directorate of Energy Policy and Mines, of 15 December 2008, establishing forms for information submission by the natural gas system entities. (BOE 18 of 21/1/09)
    • Ruling by the General Directorate of Energy Policy and Mines, of 16 October 2015, establishing the treatment of the gas day of October 31, 2015. (BOE 251 20/10/2015)
International regulation on treaties, agreements and co-operation programmes
  • Agreement on an International Energy Programme, signed in Paris on 18 November 1974. (BOE 83 of 7/4/75) The version in force since 2008 is attached.
EU Regulation
  • 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 14/8/09)
  • Regulation (EU) no. 994/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 20 October 2010, concerning measures to safeguard security of gas supply and repealing Council Directive 2004/67/EC. (DOUEL 295/1 12/11/10)

 

LPG
Basic Spanish regulation
  • Law 34/1998, of 7 October, on the Hydrocarbon Sector. (BOE 241 of 8/10/1998)
  • Royal Decree 1716/2004, of 23 July, which regulates the obligation to maintain minimum security stocks, the diversification of the natural gas supply and the Corporación de Reservas Estratégicas de Productos Petrolíferos. (BOE 206 of 26/8/2004)
Implementation regulation on the National Commission of Markets and Competition
  • Law 3/2013, of 4 June, on the creation of the National Commission of Markets and Competition. (BOE 134 of 5/6/2013)
Implementation regulation on specifications
  • Royal Decree 61/2006, of 31 January, which sets specifications for gasoline, diesel fuel, fuel oil and liquid petroleum gases and regulates the use of certain biofuels. (BOE 41 of 17/02/06)
Implementation regulation on stockholding obligations and submitting LPG information and inspection
  • Order ITC/3283/2005, of 11 October 2005, approving the regulations related to the information duties of the entities obligated to maintain minimum security stocks of petroleum products including liquid petroleum gases and natural gas, as well as the Corporación de Reservas Estratégicas de Productos Petrolíferos’ inspection authority. (BOE 255 of 25/10/05)
  • Order ITC/18/2005, of 10 January, approving the fees for the Corporación de Reservas Estratégicas de Productos Petrolíferos corresponding to fiscal year 2005. (BOE 15 of 18/1/05)
  • Ruling of the General Directorate of Energy Policy and Mines of 29/05/2007, approving the new official forms for submitting information to the General Directorate of Energy Policy and Mines, the National Energy Commission and CORES. (BOE 155 of 29/6/07)

 

International Regulation on treaties, agreements and co-operation programmes
  • Agreement on an International Energy Programme, signed in Paris on 18 November 1974. (BOE 83 of 7/4/75) The version in force since 2008 is attached.
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. (Directive 73/238/EEC, Directive 2006/67/EC and Decision 68/416/EEC were repealed as of 31 December 2012). (Official Journal of the European Union of 9/10/2009)
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