The VNG Group is active the entire supply chain of the German and European natural gas industry. The group currently unites 27 companies, focusing on the four core business areas of Exploration & Production, Gas Trading & Services, Gas Transport and Gas Storage in eight European countries. VNG AG is the parent company.
The VNG Group explores and produces natural gas on the Norwegian continental shelf and in the Danish North Sea via its VNG Norge AS and VNG Danmark ApS subsidiaries. With the help of the natural gas merchant company and energy service provider VNG AG and its trading companies, it supplies both domestic and international customers reliably with natural gas from its own production, long-term supply agreements and the European trading markets. As an independent transmission operator subject to strict compliance with regulatory unbundling requirements, ONTRAS Gastransport GmbH operates the second largest pipeline system in Germany, with a length of more than 7,200 km. When it comes to gas storage, VNG Group is the third largest storage facility operator in Germany thanks to the 2.5 billion m3 of working gas volume provided by VNG Gasspeicher GmbH.
With more than 50 years of experience, the VNG Group makes a key contribution to ensuring secure supply of natural gas. The Group employs some 1,400 employees and recorded sales of approximately 10 billion euros in 2014