GERG - The European Gas Research Group

Year created: 1961 No of staff: 1.5

Sources of Funding
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100% - Private

Address
Avenue Palmerston 4
Brussels
BE-1000
Belgium

Phone:
32 2 230 8017
Fax:
32 2 230 6788

Web site: http://www.gerg.eu

Primary contact

General Secretary David PINCHBECK
davepinchbeck@gerg.info

General Info

GERG, the European Gas Research Group, is a non-profit organisation, founded in 1961 to strengthen the gas industry within the European Community by promoting effective, gas-related RD&D. Membership comprises fifteen major gas research organisations from ten European countries, each actively involved in natural gas research and development. The members serve a European gas industry which has the responsibility for supplying more than 80 million domestic, commercial, industrial and power generation customers.

Crucially, GERG represents a significant European reservoir of specialist knowledge, including in excess of 2000 R&D staff - a high quality research resource, which is second to none.

GERG's stated objectives are:

  • to exchange ideas and information;
  • to explore the potential for collaboration;
  • to set up collaborative R,D&D projects;
  • and to enable efficient technology transfer and exploitation in Europe.

Areas of expertise: Aspects of natural gas R&D:

  • Fundamental studies;
  • Transmission & Storage;
  • Distribution;
  • Utilisation;
  • Information dissemination.

Target audience: All energy users, European Commission staff and MEPs.