Mission & Objectives
GIE aims to find market-based solutions in order to best meet the interests of the network users; with regard to regulated activities of our members we advocate a stable and predictable regulatory framework consistent throughout the European Union in order to create an environment that facilitates investments. This is of particular importance since infrastructure is a prerequisite both for security of supply and for creating competition. Only if investments into infrastructure and the creation of new capacity are sufficient in order to cope with the rising demand for natural gas can natural gas remain a cornerstone of the European energy mix.
GIE is promoting interoperability of the European gas systems to enhance cross-border gas exchanges through the work done within GIE on this issue and in cooperation with other stakeholders.
The GIE objectives comprise mainly but are not necessarily limited to those listed: