EUROGAS is the association representing the European gas wholesale, retail and distribution sectors. Founded in 1990, its members are some 50 companies and associations from 27 countries. EUROGAS represents the sector towards the EU institutions and, as such, participates in the Madrid Gas Regulatory Forum, the Gas Coordination Group, the Citizens Energy Forum and other stakeholder groups.
The objectives of the organisation are
- to promote the interests of its membership, companies, national federations and associations involved in the supply, trading and distribution of natural gas and related activities such as storage and liquefied natural gas.
- to promote the development of natural gas in Europe particularly in the legal economic technical and scientific areas to prepare studies and to promote cooperation within the gas industry.
- to promote the smooth functioning of the European internal gas market and to take stance on issues of interest to the European natural gas industry with respect to international and supra-national organisations including but not limited to the European Institutions and to public opinion.