VNG GroupThe VNG Group is active in the entire value chain of the German and European natural gas industry and is oriented to the four core business areas of exploration & production, trading, transport and storage.
With its companies and participating interests in Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, italy, France, Norway and Denmark, the VNG Group has regional ties and an international presence.
VNG – Verbundnetz Gas Aktiengesellschaft, based in Leipzig, and its subsidiaries provide German and international customers with reliable and flexible supplies of natural gas from its own production facilities, long-term import agreements and the European trading markets. in their capacity as competent partners, they support the efficiency of power generation and natural gas application. in a challenging energy market, customers may rely on tailor-made, innovative gas products and services for their market success. This also involves projects and cooperations for research, development and the positioning of modern natural gas technologies in the electricity and heat market and also in the mobility field.|
As an independent transmission network operator within the VNG Group, ONTRAS Gastransport GmbH runs Germany’s second largest gas transmission network, with a length of 7,200 km, which guarantees secure gas supplies by working in close cooperation with European transmission networks and numerous distribution grids as well as gas storage facilities. The independent VNG Gasspeicher GmbH is the third largest national storage operator with a working gas capacity of 2.6 billion m³.
Being strategically closely related to the VNG Group’s four core business areas and the energy market, the subsidiaries BALANCE VNG Bioenergie GmbH, VNG-Erdgastankstellen GmbH, ECG Erdgas-Consult GmbH, GDMcom Gesellschaft für Dokumentation und Telekommunikation mbH and ENERGIEUNION GmbH also compete successfully on the market.
The VNG Group believes in the principles of a strong civil society. its business commitments are closely linked with targeted activities and initiatives in research and development, for democracy, education, culture and sport.