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JUNE ISSUE OF THE OPERATIONS & ENGINEERING NEWSLETTER – NOW AVAILABLE

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OPERATIONS & ENGINEERING NEWSLETTER June 2016
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FEATURED EVENTS
Environmental, Safety & Health, and Training Conference
ESHT 2016 - Baltimore, MD

June 13-15 | Baltimore, MD

This conference provides a unique opportunity to hear from industry experts, network and engage in open dialogue with peers.This year’s keynote features Tisha Schuller, Strategic Advisor, Natural Gas Initiative, Stanford University, with  “De-escalating the Energy Wars.” ESHT will include roundtables for hot-button industry issues in three key areas:

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IN THIS ISSUE
Featured Events
Interest Group Updates
SGA Network
Gas Machinery Research
Blog Highlights
BLOG POSTS
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What is Leadership? A Message from OpCon Keynote Speaker David Marquet
Spring Gas Conference Collects Items for Military Care Packages
SGA is Proud to Sponsor the CNG From Sea to Shining Sea Road Rally
Meet Ashley Brazell, SGA’s New Communications Manager
SGA Executive Update —  May 2016

(PHMSA) T & Q | Regulations & Code Compliance Seminar
July 20-21 | Little Rock, AR

PHMSA Seminar Occurring only once every three years, SGA is proud to be co-sponsoring the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration seminar with the Arkansas Gas Association. Topics include:

  • Regulatory Updates
  • Out-of-Service or Abandoned pipelines
  • O&M Specificity
  • Failure Investigation
  • Odorization and Construction Issues P

 

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Operating Conference & Exhibits
July 25-27 | Houston, TX

OpCon 2016 Attendees will learn smart practices and lessons learned from their peers with 22 concurrent facilitated sessions to choose from. Breakout sessions with presentations from subject matter experts open the conference following the keynote address.
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Southwest Regional Gas Conference
September 20-22 | Rockwall, TX

Southwest Regional Gas Conference Co-sponsored by the Texas Gas Association, American Public Gas Association and the Southern Gas Association, this conference will showcase all aspects of the natural gas industry. Attendees will meet just outside Dallas for three days of learning and networking with like-minded professionals.
MARK YOUR CALENDAR

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
INTEREST GROUP UPDATES
NGV Operations Task Force  CNG/NGV SummitSponsored by the Southern Gas Association and the Arkansas Gas Association, the CNG/NGV Summit is set for July 19-20 in Tulsa hosted by Oklahoma Natural Gas.This two-day program offers a great opportunity for gas companies to learn the latest about:

  • Arkansas Gas Association and Southern Gas AssociationInfrastructure Development, from start to finish
  • Future of NGV Markets
  • New Products in Development
  • Company and State NGV Incentives
  • Fleet Ownership

Emergency Management Workshop 

Oklahoma City was an outstanding location for this year’s Emergency Management Workshop. Attendee’s had the once in a lifetime opportunity to hear directly from Deputy Chief Richard Kelley of the Oklahoma City Fire Department and Todd Vernon and Wayne Baird with Oklahoma Natural Gas who each shared their experiences as first responders following the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in April 1995.


Gas Machinery Research Council
Engine Analyzer & Reliability WorkshopJuly 26 – 28 | Houston, TXThis GMRC workshop is designed to meet the needs of analysts and engineers who are involved in predictive and preventive maintenance programs throughout the natural gas industry. Sessions and presentation ranging from basic to advanced will allow the analysts and engineers to take home information that is useful now.

Combustion Characteristics

August 23 – 26 | Plano, TX

The workshop includes 48 different operating scenarios and problems. It covers pure turbo-charged 4-stroke cycle, turbo-charged 2-stroke cycle, piston scavenged 2-stroke cycle, and naturally aspirated 4-stroke cycle engines.

Gas Machinery Conference

October 2 5 | Denver, CO

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The GMRC Gas Machinery Conference provides three days of technical training and presentations, presented by the industry’s leading subject matter experts. The conference includes a vendor exhibit showcasing the latest equipment, technology and services. Educational sessions and networking opportunities are valuable for design engineers, facility engineers, technicians and others, with an emphasis on the operation, maintenance, and testing of gas compression machinery.

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SGA NETWORK
Construction Quality Management Systems Webinar
Session 5: Monday, June 27, 2016: 9:30 to 11:30 AM
Construction Quality Management Systems
Presenter: Melissa Gould, DNV GL
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This series of 10 LIVE web conferences promotes the discussion, learning and knowledge about issues and potential improvements for natural gas facilities processes. It is intended to provide a technical foundation and stimulate thinking in anticipation of roundtables at the SGA Operating Conference.


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