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May 4, 2016
The May issue of the IGU newsletter is in black, due to the tragic helicopter accident on 29 April outside Bergen, Norway. IGU joins Statoil in extending our deepest sympathies to the families who have lost their dear ones.Access the issue here and read about the 18th International Conference and...
April 21, 2016
The IGU Executive and Coordination Committees met 5-7 April in beautiful Durban, South Africa, for their first 2016 meetings. iGas, the South African host, and particularly Mike de Pontes, Chief Operating Officer of iGas, worked tirelessly to create an outstanding environment for a very productive...
April 20, 2016
 Africa is a continent with tremendous opportunities when it comes to energy and natural gas. Many African countries, including South Africa and its neighbours, are rich in gas resources. Extraction of these will help meet energy needs and ambitions to reduce CO2 emissions. However, as the...
April 19, 2016
International Gas Union Research Conference (IGRC) 2017 will be held 24-26 May 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The theme of the conference will be Natural Gas: Catalysing the Future.Call for papers is now open and you may submit your abstract until 30 September 2016.Check out the conference...
April 19, 2016
IGU is pleased to present the second in its series of “Case Study” reports, which focuses on and presents case studies of how natural gas supports and enables the greater deployment of clean energies."Case Studies, Enabling Clean Energies” was submitted to the 2016 G20...
March 2, 2016
 The IGU Marketing and Communications committee has launched a new series of IGU webcasts. The series will feature the players and issues that really matter to the natural gas industry. Read more about the first one in this issue of the newsletter. Did you know that according to the BP...
February 1, 2016
Much focus is currently being placed on the impact of methane emissions on climate change. Understanding long- and short-lived climate pollutants is important for the gas industry. A recent paper authored by Myles Allen of the Oxford Martin School at the University of Oxford explains the...
January 5, 2016
The first IGU newsletter introduces the New Year with a glimpse back to two diplomatic gas forums organized by IGU in the context of COP 21 and the new global climate agreement. The Paris agreement and questions on how to provide a sustainable energy future are still highly relevant and will...
December 16, 2015
Gas has definitively a role to play in the future energy mix – so concluded the IGU Diplomatic Gas Forum in Oslo, Norway, 15 December 2015. Natural gas is part of the solution both in the transition to and as part of a sustainable future energy mix. It is the cleanest fossil fuel in terms...

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