Introduction to the Natural Gas Industry


Get practical information about the natural gas industry in a fast-paced, time-saving format.

6 Professional Development Hours

Course Overview


From exploration and production to the latest technology and issues impacting the industry, get a practical overview of the natural gas industry. This course is designed for personnel new to the industry or new to a job function, or any employee needing an overview of the gas industry.

This course qualifies for 6 professional development hours.

For inquiries related to this course, contact Nicolle Billmyre.

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Who should attend:

Personnel new to the industry or new to a job function, or any employee needing an overview of the gas industry will benefit by attending. Excellent training for employees from natural gas, electric or combination gas/electric companies.

This course will cover:

  • Industry segments – producers, pipelines, gas supply marketers and local distribution companies
  • Exploration and production
  • The natural gas pipeline transportation system
  • How natural gas is bought, sold and transported
  • Local distribution company (LDC) operations
  • Regulatory agencies – local, state and federal
  • LDC sales and marketing
  • Environmental and safety issues
  • Common terms, definitions and acronyms
  • Future trends in the energy industry