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The International Gas Union (IGU) was founded in 1931. It is a worldwide non-profit organisation registered in Vevey, Switzerland with the Secretariat currently located in Oslo, Norway.

The mission of IGU is to advocate gas as an integral part of a sustainable global energy system, and to promote the political, technical and economic progress of the gas industry. The more than 140 members of IGU are associations and corporations of the gas industry representing over 95% of the global gas market. The working organisation of IGU covers the complete value of gas chain from exploration and production, transmission via pipelines and liquefied natural gas (LNG) as well as distribution and combustion of gas at the point of use.

IGU encourages international trade in gas by supporting non-discriminatory policies and sound contracting principles and practices, promoting development of technologies which add to the environmental benefits of gas and further enhance safe production, transmission, distribution and utilisation of gas.

IGU has the vision of being the most influential, effective and independent non-profit organisation, serving as the spokesperson for the gas industry worldwide.


Eurogas was founded in 1990 as a non-profit organisation to represent the interests of the gas industry in one strong voice towards European and global stakeholders.

Its 43 members currently comprise companies, national associations and international organisations all engaged in the wholesale, retail and distribution of gas in Europe. The association aims to strengthen the role of gas in the energy mix by establishing an ongoing dialogue with European industry players, global producers of gas and relevant institutions such as the European Commission. Eurogas is part of the EU Transparency Register: 17909506129-41

The organisation’s vision is for a robust European gas market that encourages competitiveness, supports security of supply, delivers benefits to customers, stimulates energy efficiency and plays a significant role in reducing CO2 emissions.


The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) was established upon Law #5590, published in the Official Gazette #7457 of 15 March 1950. The Law #5174 on The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey and Chambers and Commodity Exchanges, which imposes new regulations, entered into force on 1 June 2004, and the Law #5590 was subsequently annulated.

The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges is a supreme professional organisation and a legal entity of public institution status, established with a view to ensure unity and solidarity between chambers and commodity exchanges, to enhance development of the professions in conformance with general interest, to facilitate professional work of members, to promote honesty and confidence in the relations of members with one another and with the general public, to preserve professional discipline and ethics, and to contribute to national development and economic growth; and to fulfil the corresponding responsibilities set out by the Law.

TOBB is the legal representative and supreme professional organisation of private sector in Turkey. It comprises 365 Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (Chambers of Commerce, Chambers of Industry, Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Chambers of Maritime Commerce, and Commodity Exchanges) in 160 counties and 81 provinces.

The abbreviation of the Union title is TOBB, and its headquarters is located in Ankara.