The 24th Commercial Study Group of GIIGNL (Groupe International des Importateurs de Gaz Naturel Liquefié), took place in Athens, 16th – 17th of September. DEPA as a member of GIIGNL, assumed the organization of the event.
The meetings of the Commercial Study Group, take place twice a year, in a different city and the organization and hospitality of the event is carried each time from a different Company – Member. The last meeting was held in Singapore, with the BG Group as a host, whereas the next one is planned in Dusseldorf, in Germany, with E.ON as a host.
The GIIGNL consists of 74 members, who are basically represented by Natural Gas Companies worldwide and its main aim / purpose is the promotion and the further development of activities and initiatives related to the LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), such as the purchase, the import, the process of its transport and its vaporization.
The two day programme in Athens, included the conference of the members, an opportunity for everyone to participate in a fruitful dialogue in the context of the recent financial, technological and commercial developments in the LNG industry and was also followed by a technical visit and tour at the LNG Terminal in Revithoussa.