Comments on: Which companies are oiling the cogs of EU legislation? Beyond the World news headlines Wed, 16 Nov 2016 20:09:42 +0000 hourly 1 By: Yiorgos Thu, 22 Apr 2010 14:44:33 +0000 Some advisory bodies of the Commission act like lobbies and should probably also register. For instance the ‘Zero Emission’s Platform’ which officially is a Technology Platform advising on research policies, but in practice lobbies quite successfully the EU to get billions of public subsidies to support the unproven technology of CCS. BP and Shell play a leading role in this Platform. They should declare their financial contribution to it in their lobbying expenses.