Survey of Energy Resources 2007
Natural Gas - Conclusions
Natural gas will act as a gateway towards the energies of the future, including hydrogen. Technology will undoubtedly play a major role in this process. Innovating technologies, combining renewable energies (solar energy for instance) and natural gas will increasingly contribute to the response to sustainability development issues.
However, in the years ahead, the pace of growth in the gas market will remain very closely conditioned by the industry's ability to invest massively, to replace existing systems and to build new infrastructure and production capacity. Closer cooperation between all the players along the gas chain will accordingly be essential.