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About IGU

What is IGU? As per today, IGU has 89 Charter members, 14 Premium Associate Members and 61 Associate members in 5 Continents. The members are marked in blue below.

 

The International Gas Union (IGU) was founded in 1931. It is a worldwide non-profit organisation registered in Vevey, Switzerland with the Secretariat currently located in Barcelona, Spain.

The mission of IGU is to advocate gas as an integral part of a sustainable global energy system, and to promote the political, technical and economic progress of the gas industry. The more than 160 members of IGU are associations and corporations of the gas industry representing over 95% of the global gas market. The working organisation of IGU covers the complete value of gas chain from exploration and production, transmission via pipelines and liquefied natural gas (LNG) as well as distribution and combustion of gas at the point of use.

IGU encourages international trade in gas by supporting non-discriminatory policies and sound contracting principles and practices, promoting development of technologies which add to the environmental benefits of gas and further enhance safe production, transmission, distribution and utilisation of gas.

IGU has the vision of being the most influential, effective and independent non-profit organisation, serving as the spokesperson for the gas industry worldwide.

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RT @GECF_News: Delegates’ group photo ahead of the plenary session of the 8th #Asian Ministerial #Energy Roundtable #8AMER @OPECSecretariat…

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Canada's Deputy Minister Tremblay comments that what the industry needs to focus on is "Innovation" (reduce carbon emission intensity) and explains Canada's approach to carbon pricing @wef @cga_acg @GECF_News @ief_dialogue https://t.co/r9AQd2ZuVl

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IGU President Prof Kang, "India and China demand will be a game changer". LNG is on the way to becoming a Global Commodity @wef @aga_naturalgas @cga_acg @GECF_News @ief_dialogue https://t.co/KKpbHgQK70

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Canada's Deputy Minister Tremblay boasts the opportunity of Canada's natural gas to fuel global sustainability @cga_acg @AGA @ief_dialogue https://t.co/uVy6m0cPCQ