E&P and trading in natural gas
Based in Utrecht, EBN B.V. is active in exploration, production, storage and trading in natural gas and oil and is the number one partner for oil and gas companies in the Netherlands.
Together with national and international oil and gas companies, EBN invests in the exploration for and production of oil and natural gas, as well as in gas storage facilities in the Netherlands. The interest in these activities amounts to between 40% and 50%. EBN also advises the Dutch government on the mining climate and on new opportunities for making use of the Dutch subsurface.
National and international oil and gas companies, the licence holders, take the initiative in activities in the area of development, exploration and production of gas and oil. EBN invests, facilitates and shares knowledge.
In addition to interests in oil and gas activities, EBN has interests in offshore gas collection pipelines, onshore underground gas storage and a 40% interest in gas trading company GasTerra B.V.
The profits generated by these activities are paid in full to the Dutch State, represented by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, our sole shareholder.