CLARIFICATION The father of the Minister for Energy Transition was one of the leaders of this oil company
< /p> Minister for Energy Transition Agnès Pannier-Runacher, October 26, 2022, in Paris. — RAPHAEL LUCAS/SIPA
After suspicions of a conflict of interest, it’s time. clarification. The Minister for Energy Transition Agnès Pannier-Runacher will not be able to deal with issues related to energy transition. three companies, including the oil company Perenco where his father was a leader, according to a decree published Tuesday in the Official Journal, a week after an investigation by the media Disclose which had provoked strong political reactions.
A decree published this Tuesday in the Official Journal
In order to prevent any conflict of interest, the decree indicates that the Minister “is not aware of any acts of any kind relating to the group Défense conseil international, the group EP2C and to the Perenco” group. The decree specifies that the corresponding powers are exercised by the Prime Minister.
Disclose’s investigation revealed that the minister’s children were associated with a corporation; based on funds domiciled in tax havens and transmitted by Jean-Michel Runacher; Perenco had also invested in some of these funds.