The International Gas Union (IGU) was founded in 1931. It is a worldwide non-profit organisation registered in Vevey, Switzerland with the present Secretariat located in Oslo, Norway. The objective of IGU is to promote the technical and economic progress of the gas industry.
The members of IGU are associations and entities of the gas industries in 73 countries. It cooperates with many global energy organisations. IGU’s working organization covers all domains of the gas industry from exploration and production of natural gas on or offshore, pipeline and piped distribution systems to customers’ premises and combustion of the gas at the point of use.