A spokesman for the Ministry of Economy said that talk about the future sword They were in progress. Sefe could not be reached for comment. Germany’s energy regulator declined to comment.
The measure, if confirmed, takes place next On Wednesday, the government will approve the nationalization of Uniper the largest importer of Russian gas, as it seeks to stem the energy crisis in Europe’s largest economy.
The former Gazprom Germania has been under federal guardianship since April to ensure the security of gas supplies in Germany.
With assets and subsidiaries in Germany, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Belgium, the Czech Republic and outside Europe, the company’s activities are essential to the European gas market, supplying industry and households.
Experts believe that nationalization could take weeks.
Generally, Germany is already pumping at least 40 billion euros into its three largest importers of Russian gas: Uniper, Sefe and EnBW’s VNG division.
The measures are part of a broader European response to the winter crisis, which includes the French state’s takeover of the EDF.