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May Issue of Network News – Now Available

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SGA Network News – May 2018

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SGA NETWORK NEWS May 2018
Upcoming Webinars
How to Influence Difficult People

In this webinar, you’ll learn to look at ideas to connect with all individuals so they can better accept and embrace our message.  You will learn to overcome communication barriers, limit the impact of your personal point of view and better connect with others.

PresenterDr. Andrew Urich, Associate Professor of Management, Oklahoma State University

Tuesday, May 15, 9:30-10:30 a.m. CT

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Webinar Pricing – Member: $99 | Non-Member: $149

FREE to Employees of SGA Network PLUS+ Members

Sponsored by SGA’s Operating Conference Planning Committee


Operations & Engineering: Corrosion Growth Rates

What You’ll Learn:

  • Understand the role of a corrosion growth assessment (CGA) in the pipeline integrity management cycle
  • Learn methods for estimating historical corrosion growth rates (CGRs) from inline inspection data and the uncertainties involved in the process
  • Recognize the distinction between historical corrosion growth and future corrosion growth and learn methods for predicting future growth using historical ILI data
  • Understand the elements that constitute best practice in post-inline inspection CGA

PresentersKeith Leewis, Leewis and Associates; Andy Russell, ROSEN

Monday, May 21, 9:30-11:30 a.m. CT

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Webinar Pricing – Member: $99 | Non-Member: $149

FREE to Employees of SGA Network PLUS+ Members

Sponsored by SGA’s Pipeline Integrity Management Committee


Shiftwork & Shift Scheduling Practices

Do you know what the most common shift features and schedules are being utilized in shift scheduling practices of gas control operations? Do you know how they were selected?

Join in on this webinar to learn industry best practices for assessing and changing shift schedules, technical input on evaluating shift schedules and review methods for engaging your workforce to conduct a shift schedule change management process.

PresenterAndrew Moore-Ede, Circadian

Monday, May 21, 2:00-3:00 p.m. CT

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Webinar Pricing – Member: $99 | Non-Member: $149

FREE to Employees of SGA Network PLUS+ Members

Sponsored by SGA’s Gas Control Committee


Preparing for Hurricane Season: The Weather Outlook

This webinar will cover a brief review of the 2017 hurricane season and impacts, take a look at factors that could impact the 2018 season, a forecast and a synopsis of other forecasts.

What You’ll Learn:

  • About hurricane season forecasts, how it can be used, and it’s shortcomings
  • More about the upcoming hurricane season
  • How National Hurricane Center forecasts are generated within the season

PresenterMatt Lanza, chief meteorologist, Cheniere

Wednesday, May 23, 9:30-10:30 a.m. CT

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Webinar Pricing – Member: $99 | Non-Member: $149

FREE to Employees of SGA Network PLUS+ Members

Sponsored by SGA’s Offshore Operations Committee and LNG Operations Committee


Can’t make one of these webinar? Sign up anyway and catch up with the recorded playback after!

SGAnetwork Programs

These programs are only offered to SGAnetwork members. Not sure if your company is a member? Check here. Interested in learning more? Contact Gary Hines.

Change Management

The goal of this webinar is to raise awareness of the concept of and the need for proper change management in our real world environments. Participants will gain a better understanding of proper change management as critical to return on investment of change initiatives in your organizations.

Friday, May 18, 2:00-3:00 p.m. CT

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Exclusively available for FREE to employees of SGA Network Members


Managing Stress Through Mindfulness

Ever feel stressed out, even overwhelmed by rapid change, by increasing job responsibilities or from juggling simultaneous demands and priorities? A consistent mindfulness practice is a simple yet highly effective technique to build resilience, sharpen your focus, increase your ability to hit your goals and handle difficult situations.

Practicing mindfulness ensures you effectively minimize and manage stress–protecting your own well being and your working relationships with others.

What You’ll Learn:

  • Fascinating science that underscores the power of mindfulness
  • Specific tools and techniques to cultivate your own practice
  • Bonus: Information, resources and articles on mindfulness, neuroscience, heart intelligence and a suggested resources list will be provided to all attendees electronically.

Tuesday, May 29, 10:00-11:00 a.m. CT

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Exclusively available for FREE to employees of SGA Network Members

Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Trainings

DOT COMPLIANCE WORKSHOP FOR NATURAL GAS OPERATORS

  • May 15-16 | Plano, TX

PROJECT PLANNING & MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

  • May 17-18 | Fort Worth, TX

ADVANCED IN-LINE INSPECTION WORKSHOP

  • May 22-24 | Dublin (Columbus), OH

ADVANCED PIPELINE DESIGN: HORIZONTAL DIRECTIONAL DRILLING WORKSHOP

  • June 11-12 | Fort Worth, TX

ADVANCED PIPELINE DESIGN: TAPPING AND STOPPING WORKSHOP

  • June 13-14 | Fort Worth, TX

PIPELINE EMERGENCY RESPONSE WEBINAR

  • June 25, 9:30-11:30 a.m. CT

Visit www.southerngas.org for more information on upcoming trainings and events.

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