The single largest source of energy information available is the Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA). The EIA publishes extensive reports on natural gas and other energy sources.
Domestic natural gas markets are regulated in part by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. The commission's chief area of concern is the interstate natural gas market.
Natural gas moves for the most part by pipeline in the United States. The safety of those pipelines is the concern of the Department of Transportation's Office of Pipeline Safety.
In Canada the regulation of interprovincial and international natural gas is the responsibility of the National Energy Board. Their areas of responsibility correspond closely with those of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in the United States.
Many natural gas trade associations maintain information on the natural gas industry, including:
- American Gas Association (AGA)
Represents natural gas pipelines and distribution companies both in the U.S. and outside the U.S.
- Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP)
Represents Canadian natural gas companies.
- Gas Technology Institute (GTI)
Performs research and development for the natural gas industry.
- Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA)
Represents domestic and foreign natural gas pipeline companies.
- National Petroleum Council
Advises, informs, and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Energy with respects to oil and natural gas.