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Consideration is given to technology and the structure of industries. Scope for improvement in the gas sector is discussed with reference to competitive pressure, cost reduction in the gas chain, and new applications for gas. Intensified competition, and first-, second-, and third-generation environmental concerns are presented and discussed.