As a member of MGA, the advantages that your company can enjoy are categorized as follows:
The networking aspect with access to wide business contacts in Malaysia and overseas:
members can exchange information among MGA members (with more than 140 members) and the larger international network of the International Gas Union (IGU) in more than 70 countries.
facilitation of quick knowledge transfer through personal contacts.
platform to develop and maintain contact with new enterprises in the gas industry.
meaningful networking through social events, activities and gatherings, technical visits, golf, industry dinner, forums etc. amongst MGA members.
The advocacy / promotion / marketing aspect:
MGA/IGU actively advocates and promotes the use of natural gas as an energy source for a sustainable future.
with MGA/IGU as a spokesman for the gas industry in Malaysia and worldwide respectively providing useful contacts to various international organizations such as UN, IEA, EU, GASEX, IANGV, ANGVA, WEC and WPC.
channel for companies seeking international opportunities/exposure through access to global, regional and sector events organized by or supported by IGU
IGU is a vehicle that MGA can use to promote MGA member companies internationally.
MGA also facilitates business opportunity matching for members.
The information aspect for companies eager to learn from others through IGU’s promotion worldwide of R D, economic issues, regulatory issues and issues regarding sustainability and climate change pertaining to the gas industry. IGU also produces a number of useful publications on useful subjects. MGA has a publication on the Malaysian gas industry.
The education / knowledge sharing aspect for employees participating actively in MGA and IGU activities:
MGA provides the platform for personal professional development of key personnel through conferences, forums, tea talks, working committees etc.
Understanding of the national and international gas business
MGA organizes the related conferences such as LNG Forum, National Energy Forum and other industry related talks/forums for the benefit of members.
Technical visits to plants and other facilities, both locally and overseas, are organized from time to time for business exposure for members.
Educational programmes such as PRESTIGE Programme with universities to promote safety and integrity in the gas industry.