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Natural gas is affordable, reliable, efficient and available. It is also the least carbon-intensive of the major energy sources, emitting up to 60 percent less CO2 emissions than coal when used for generating electricity.

Natural gas activities in Europe

ExxonMobil is one of the largest oil and gas producers in Europe. ExxonMobil is also one of the shareholders in NAM (Nederlandse Aardolie Maatschappij), the largest producer of natural gas in the Netherlands.

Natural gas technology

Break-through technologies have ensured that more energy supplies are available in order to keep up with growing global demand.

Unconventional gas

While the potential of unconventional gas has been known for centuries, it was only towards the end of the 20th century that the combination of two existing technologies - horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing - made extracting unconventional resources an economically viable option.