VNG supports its customers in a competitive environment with products and services relating to all aspects of natural gas. With its four pillars of exploration and production, trading and services, transport, and storage, VNG covers the full value chain. VNG’s purchasing portfolio includes long-term import contracts, and the company has access to all European trading markets, thereby guaranteeing natural gas supplies in line with the market. The company’s own network and storage infrastructure as well as its exploration and production activities further enhance the security of supply. VNG turns natural gas into an environmentally friendly and innovative product with a wide range of applications as well as offering a unique spectrum of services. With over 50 years of experience, VNG is a company with strong regional roots and a growing international presence. VNG is Germany’s third largest gas importer. In 2010, the VNG Group with its workforce of approximately 1,400 generated sales of 6.3 billion euros.