Cedigaz is an international association dedicated to natural gas information, created in 1961 by a group of international gas companies and IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN). It is based near Paris. Cedigaz has members all over the world. Cedigaz' goals consist in gathering, compiling and analysing worldwide economical information on natural gas, LNG and unconventional gas in an exhaustive and critical way. The information that Cedigaz deals with touches on all activities and aspects of the gas industry (exploration, reserves, production and processing, transportation, trade, storage, distribution and consumption of natural gas). Cedigaz diffuses the information in its periodic bulletins, surveys and online databases.