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13 May, 2019, 11:00 BST IGU Releases 2019 Wholesale Gas Price Survey

The International Gas Union (IGU) today released its 2019 Wholesale Gas Price Survey at Flame 2019. The survey is the eleventh to be undertaken in a...


02 Apr, 2019, 13:00 BST IGU Releases 2019 World LNG Report as Global Trade Continues to Grow

Today, the International Gas Union (IGU) released its 2019 World LNG Report – an annual, in-depth analysis of the current state of the Global LNG...


13 Nov, 2018, 08:00 GMT Natural Gas Essential in Ensuring Energy Security

International Gas Union Reaction to the IEA World Energy Outlook 2018 - Natural gas is the fastest growing fossil fuel in the New Policies Scenario,...


02 May, 2018, 14:47 BST IGU, IOGP and IPIECA Join Natural Gas Industry Leaders to Combat Methane Emissions

Global energy industry associations sign on to the Methane Guiding Principles to increase focus on reducing methane emissions across natural gas...


01 May, 2018, 10:00 BST IGU, IOGP and IPIECA Join Natural Gas Industry Leaders to Combat Methane Emissions

Global energy industry associations sign on to the Methane Guiding Principles to increase focus on reducing methane emissions across natural gas...


26 Mar, 2018, 13:30 BST Urban Air Quality in Chinese and South American Cities Drastically Improved by Switching to Natural Gas - New Study

New International Gas Union report highlights case studies of four cities - Beijing, Shanghai and Urumqi in China, and Santiago, Chile - benefiting...


14 Nov, 2017, 00:01 GMT International Gas Union Reaction to the IEA World Energy Outlook 2017

- Natural gas to become more prominent in global energy mix than ever before - IEA cites the "strong environmental dimension" in the case for natural ...


27 Oct, 2017, 11:38 BST The People's Republic of China Wins Bid for International Gas Union Presidency

The IGU Council of the International Gas Union (IGU) today selected the People's Republic of China to hold the organization's 2021-24 Presidency....


05 Jul, 2017, 10:45 BST IGU Releases 2017 Wholesale Gas Price Survey

Definitive study examines significant changes in wholesale price formation mechanisms in 2016 and over past decade - a period of key developments and ...


05 Apr, 2017, 03:00 BST IGU Releases 2017 World LNG Report

2016 Global LNG trade jumps 5% to set new record for third consecutive year, as LNG comes to the fore as a fuel of choice The International Gas Union ...


23 Mar, 2017, 11:05 GMT New International Gas Union Report Highlights Significant Role of LNG in Cleaner Marine Transport

- IGU calls on G20 Governments to prioritise reductions in marine emission levels - One large container ship produces same amount of sulphur oxide...


03 Nov, 2016, 10:00 GMT Luis Bertán Rafecas Assumes Position of IGU Secretary General

The International Gas Union (IGU) is pleased to announce that as of 1 November 2016, Mr. Luis Bertrán Rafecas has assumed the position of Secretary...


25 Oct, 2016, 11:15 BST Iran to Host 16th International Gas Research Conference in 2020

The International Gas Union (IGU) is Pleased to Announce That at its Annual Council Meeting it Selected Iran to Host the 16th International Gas...


12 Apr, 2016, 09:15 BST IGU Releases 2016 World LNG Report: A Global Industry Ready for Significant Growth

The International Gas Union (IGU) today released its 2016 World LNG Report, which demonstrates how the global LNG industry is poised for growth and...


03 Dec, 2015, 08:00 GMT IGU Releases Compelling Study on Urban Air Quality: Switch to Natural Gas Helps Mega-cities Dramatically Improve Air Quality and Reduce Emissions of GHG and Air Pollutants - Enhancing and Saving Human Lives

The International Gas Union (IGU) today released a report highlighting how the enhanced use of natural gas in energy generation, heating and industry ...