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Gas industry at crossroads as protests escalate

Gas conferences in Europe are increasingly being targeted by activists, showing the industry must do better to communicate its climate objectives Gas conferences in Europe are increasingly being targeted by activists, showing the industry must do better to communicate its climate objectives.
By Anna Gumbau 6 days ago Europe & Russia / Policy & Regulation 0 34768
Protesters at the EAGC this week. (Interfax)

The gas industry is facing growing pressure from climate activists, who are increasingly disrupting conferences in European capitals to get their message across.

The second day of the European Annual Gas Conference (EAGC), which opened in Paris on Tuesday and closes on Thursday, was suspended after protesters walked in to disrupt proceedings.

The protesters appeared to single out French bank Societe Generale for its involvement in the Texas-based Rio Grande LNG facility, which is being developed by United...