The DVGW supports the gas and water industry in all technical and scientific areas. The main focus of the Association’s work is on safety and hygiene as well as environmental and consumer protection. The DVGW elaborates technical rules designed to promote the technical self-management of the German gas and water industry, thus ensuring the safe and secure supply of gas and water according to the highest international standards. The Association, which was founded in 1859, currently has approximately 14,000 members. The DVGW is free from economic and political influences.
31. January 2022
MARCOGAZ is a non-profit international association founded in 1968 and represents the European gas industry in all technical aspects of the entire value chain of the gas system. Its mission is to monitor and advise on technical regulation, standardisation and certification in Europe regarding the integrity and safety of pipe systems, equipment and rational energy use. MARCOGAZ represents the interests of national and European gas associations as well as the members of the individual gas companies distributed throughout Europe. The association has gained a good reputation over the past five decades, working closely with the gas industry, official bodies within the European Union and other influential partners.
The DVGW-EBI is engaged with MARCOGAZ through the leadership of the Standing Committee New Gases, which is working on the implementation of the European Commission's hydrogen strategy and developing technical expertise on gas transport, distribution systems, related equipment, gas storage and final consumption, as well as on the environment and safety.