Verbund and OMV resolve their gas contract dispute

Verbund and OMV resolve their gas contract dispute

The Austrian energy operator Verbund has today announced that their dispute with EconGas, a subsidiary of the integrated oil and gas company OMV, over a gas supply contract has been settled. The contract refers to gas supplied by EconGas to a plant in Mellach, Austria. An expert report prepared by Frontier was submitted to the antitrust court dealing with the dispute.

As a result of the dispute resolution, Verbund has raised its pre-tax earnings outlook for the second half of 2016 from the previous forecast of €840m to an estimated €960m.

Frontier was Verbund’s economic advisor in this dispute.

Frontier regularly advises in high profile arbitration, litigation, investor dispute and private competition law enforcement cases.

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