International Gas Union (IGU)

Union Internationale du Gaz (UIG)

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1931-06-02 London UK


Founded 2 Jun 1931, London (UK). Previously also referred to in French as Union internationale de l'industrie du gaz (UIIG). Constitution approved 2 Oct 1996, Edinburgh (UK) and last amended 2012. Registered in Vevey (Switzerland).


Promote political technical and economic progress of the global gas industry; work to improve competitiveness of gas in world energy markets; help optimize the economics of the entire gas chain while emphasizing sound environmental performance, safety and reliability by promoting development and application of new technology and best practices.


2022 | St Petersburg, Russia – LNG : Triennial International Conference on Liquefied Natural Gas
2021-06-21 | Daegu, Korea Rep – Triennial Congress

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Conference (every 3 years); Council (meets annually); Executive Committee (meets at least twice a year); Coordination Committee; Working Committees (5); Programme Committees (6); Study Groups; Task Forces. Membership open; meetings closed. Secretariat located in Oslo (Norway).


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GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



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