Regulation and Policy

Regulation and Policy

The goal of Regulation and Policy advisory topic is to share changes and trends in LPG industry regulation and policy from around the world. This information can be an invaluable resource to members trying to understand changes and trends linked to Covid 19 that are happening in other countries and how these could impact their markets and businesses.

To counter the Covid-19 pandemic, bring more poor into the LPG net

07/05/2020
The use of LPG brings direct health benefits. Air pollution exposure from biomass cooking fires increases the risk and severity of infection, a harmful situation particularly during the Covid-19 spread

EU energy ministers hold ‘crisis’ talks over coronavirus

30/04/2020
On Tuesday 28 April, European energy ministers met for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak, discussing both emergency measures to ensure supply security and longer-term plans for the recovery phase.

Update from Gas Energy Australia on how the Australian industry is managing the Covid-19 crisis

17/04/2020
This is a special edition of the Gas Energy Australia “Talking Gas” newsletter that discusses how the industry and the Australian government are managing the current crisis

Newsletter from Liquid Gas Europe with information on the EU’s approach to tackling Covid-19

17/04/2020
This newsletter from LGE has information on how the EU is addressing the Covid-19 crisis and what comes after.

Newsletter on the situation in Colombia from Gasnova, the Colombian national LPG association (in Spanish)

10/04/2020
Newsletter from WLPGA member Gasnova the national LPG association of Colombia which contains current information on Colombian government decisions and actions in the LPG sector since the beginning of the quarantine in Colombia.

Update on the South African market from the LPG Safety Association of Southern Africa (LPGSASA)

09/04/2020
The LPG Safety Association of Southern Africa (LPGSASA) provides an overview of the Covid-19 crisis’ impact on the South African market.

Update on the Japanese market from the Japan LP Gas Association (JLPGA)

09/04/2020
The Japan LP Gas Association (JLPGA) provides an overview of the Covid-19 crisis’ impact on the Japanese market.

UPDATE 7th April Latin American country information from AIGLP

08/04/2020
The Asociación Iberoamericana de GLP (AIGLP) has collected information on actions taken by national governments and the industry in Latin America regarding the Covid-19 crisis. See attached. For the ease of navigating this document, the new elements are marked in yellow.

Update on the Turkish market from the Turkish LPG Association (TLPGA)

03/04/2020
The Turkish LPG Association (TLPGA) provides an overview of the Covid-19 crisis’ impact on the Turkish market

Latin American country information from AIGLP

31/03/2020
The Asociación Iberoamericana de GLP (AIGLP) has collected information on actions taken by national governments and the industry in Latin America regarding the Covid-19 crisis.

Liquid Gas Europe Covid 19 Statement 27 March 2020

31/03/2020
The latest from Liquid Gas Europe on the situation in European markets

USA Homeland Security

31/03/2020
The US Department of Homeland Security released guidelines categorising LPG personnel as essential workers.

Association Updates

31/03/2020
In response to the Covid 19 crisis, Liquid Gas Europe is collecting statements from member associations and companies on respective national guidance and actions taken. This page is updated regularly

Covid 19 Information and Resources in French and English from the Canadian Propane Association

31/03/2020
Resources include, best practices during Covid 19, crisis communications strategies, information on the social media campaign #EssentialService (#ServiceEssentiel) and more!

NPGA Covid 19 Newsletter

31/03/2020
The National Propane Gas Association (NPGA) in the US continues to support the industry by providing information and advocacy support with US government entities.