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15 March 2019

The OMV interview: Manfred Leitner, executive board member for downstream, gas and power

In his speech at the European Gas Conference (EGC) in Vienna in late January, Manfred Leitner, OMV’s executive board member for downstream, gas and power, told delegates that natural gas’ future in Europe is secure. Gas can even make inroads into the decarbonised passenger vehicle market, he added, an area currently earmarked by almost all commentators as the exclusive stomping ground for electric vehicles. Gas Matters caught up with Leitner this month for more detail on his optimism, and to ask how he sees gas’ role in the transport sector unfolding.

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