The UNECE WPG deals with key policy, regulation and market issues of relevance for natural gas, LNG, UGS, and other segments of this major energy industry.
Scott Foster, Director of UNECE's Sustainable Energy Division, explains the role and mission of UNECE'S Sustainable Energy Division. He highlights the critical role that natural gas can play on the path to a sustainable energy future. Link to video presentation.
Alexander Karasevich, Chairman, UNECE Working Party on Gas, Director General, OJSC "Gazprom Promgaz", explains how the Working Party on Gas works (in Russian). Link to video presentation.
Gheorghe Radu, Vice Chairman, UNECE Working Party on Gas, Director, Investment and Technical Division, Romgaz, explains why the group launched a study on Underground Gas Storage (UGS) in Europe and Central Asia. Link to video presentation.
News & Publications
Liberation of natural gas markets at various stages throughout UNECE region (see page 2 of UNECE Weekly 462)
Use of Gas in Transport
Study on the Use of Gas in Transport in the UNECE Area was launched at the 20th session of the Working Party on Gas (19 - 20 January 2010);
First Preparatory meeting of NGVexperts was held on March 31st, 2010 in Moscow at VNIIGAZ (Gazprom);
International Gas Union (IGU) joined the Study in the course of 2010 - the Use of Gas in Transport became a Global exercise comprising over 120 NGV experts all over the world;
Draft of the Final Report will be submitted for the consideration by the 22-nd session of the Working Party on Gas in Geneva in January 2012 and the Final Report will be delivered at a World Gas Conference in Kuala Lumpur in June 2012.