News

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...
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...
December 3, 2015
On the sidelines of the COP21 negotiations in Paris the International Gas Union (IGU) has just released a major study that emphasizes the immediate importance of air quality, even beyond the debate around 2 degrees and carbon reduction. As air quality problems in cities from Beijing to New Delhi...
November 3, 2015
The IGU Council meeting in Cartagena, Colombia, on 20-23 October was a great success thanks to the Colombian host and the joint effort of the IGU Presidency and Secretariat. Read more about the interesting workshops and the key decisions taken during the meetings here. The IGU...
October 2, 2015
Africa and the Middle East is the theme of this month's newsletter. IGU Regional Coordinator, Khaled Abubakr, has shared his insights to the recent gas developments of the region. IGU and the World Bank have organized a Gas Competence Seminar in Maputo, Mozambique. Read more, following this...
September 30, 2015
Gas Competence SeminarNatural Gas – driving Social and Economic DevelopmentEast and Southern African Perspective On 22-23 September 2015, the International Gas Union (IGU), in collaboration with The World Bank Group, and supported by SE4ALL, organized a regional Gas Competence Seminar...