June 2000

Marquard & Bahls Gets into the Gas Business

In order to profit from the opportunities presented by the liberalization of the European gas market, Marquard & Bahls acquires a minority stake in natGAS AG of Potsdam, Germany. The aim is to continually extend natGAS’s position by securing long-term gas supply and storage, and in the mid- to long-term position the company as a strong independent market player.