Global gas lock-in: linking North-South resistance

The conference follows up on a previous gas meeting in Brussels last year.

The full report is available here. Download it in English, German, French or Spanish.

Conference goals

  • Building a coalition against further gas infrastructures and LNG imports
  • Organizing along supply chains
  • Learning about impacts of gas extraction
  • Building a counter-narrative against "gas as a transition fuel" by highlighting the devastating climate impacts of methane emissions and the urgent need to act swift within the next 10-20 years

Conference structure

  • The rush for gas in Europe
  • Linking up with Global South: supply chains and extractivism
  • How to organise ourselves? Strategising and discussing next steps


Frida Kieninger – EU policy on gas and the European gas landscape
Pascoe Sabido – Fire Power of the Gas Lobby
Alfons Perez – LNG or pipeline global supply chains, gas markets and prices
Scott Edwards – United States LNG export policy and trends
Nnimmo Bassey – Oil and Gas Struggles in Nigeria
Ike Teuling – Shell
Regine Richter – Southern Gas Corridor
Gastivists – Gas Industries' communication tactics



Up to 60 Grassroots activists, NGOs, academics and decision-makers from Global South and Europe

The conference is taking place at:
Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, Brussels Office, Rue Saint-Ghislain 62, 1000 Brussels (map)


English, French
Corporate Europe Observatory
Counter Balance
Food & Water Europe
Friends of the Earth Europe
PowerShift e.V. Berlin
Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung, Brussels Office
Marlis Gensler, marlis.gensler(at)rosalux(dot)org