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Comment: Shell-Total CO2 storage plan fleshes out European antitrust debate on sustainability

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 01 Jul 2022 17:04
  • 01 Jul 2022 17:04
Shell and TotalEnergies's plan to store carbon dioxide in old gas fields has provided one of the first concrete examples of how competition law can accommodate competitors working together to help the environment.

Earlier this week, the Dutch competition authority, or ACM, said it had reassured the energy giants tha

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Nicholas Hirst

Chief Correspondent

Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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