The IGA was founded in 1980, primarily to serve as a forum for its member to discuss matters of mutual interest related to natural gas ranging from exploration to end user including marketing, developing, production, transportation, distribution and processing.


In Mid 1990, IGA began to increase its focus on the domestic gas industry.


IGA was played and continues to play a strong role in International Gas Union (“IGU”). IGA hosted the IGU council meeting in 1993 and 2010.


IGA also supported the of Western Pacific Ga Information Exchange (GASEX) and hosted Gasex in 1990, 1994 and 2012


In 2006, IGA joined the Indonesia Chamber and Commerce (KADIN) as extra Ordinary Members.