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AUGUST 2016 ISSUE OF THE OPERATIONS & ENGINEERING NEWSLETTER – NOW AVAILABLE

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SGA Operations and Engineering Newsletter

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OPERATIONS & ENGINEERING NEWSLETTER August 2016
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FEATURED EVENTS
Operating Conference and Exhibits
The 2016 Operating Conference and Exhibits hosted three days of sessions, roundtables and valuable discussion with peers. See more highlights here.

  • 1,000 industry professionals representing
  • 300+ companies represented
  • 250 planning committee volunteers
  • 139 sessions covering 21 topical 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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SGA President and CEO Mike Grubb is Retiring
Leaders Make a Difference Award at OpCon 2016
BP Energy Marketing & Trading – New SGA Member
2016 Gas Forecasters Survey is Open 
 
SGA Contact Center Metrics and Employee Recognition Info Share Survey is Open

Southwest Regional Gas Conference
September 20-22 |  Rockwall, TX

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.

REGISTER TODAY

Fall Leadership Conference
September 28-30 |  New Orleans, LA

The year’s best opportunity for Rates & Regulatory Affairs, Gas Forecasters and Gas Supply Marketing Professionals to connect with and learn from their industry peers.Attendees will benefit from relevant roundtable conversation, subject matter expert presentations and a conference format designed to maximize personal connections.
REGISTER TODAY

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Fall Gas Conference and Expo
October 26-28 |  Owensboro, KY

This conference provides an opportunity to have multiple workshops under one roof to allow nearby gas utility and pipeline companies the chance to obtain timely and relevant industry centric training. With an “a la carte” approach, attendees can pick and choose what they want to attend and create a schedule that specifically meets their needs. MARK YOUR CALENDAR

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
INTEREST GROUP UPDATES
Engine Emissions Stack Testing & Analyzer WorkshopThis workshop provides attendees an overview of regulations (current and proposed), catalyst basics, emission calculations, utilization of portable analyzers, and hands-on training to allow the industry to meet or exceed regulatory requirements. All of these elements combined throughout the workshop will create an experience that is applicable to the day-to-day work for those that perform engine emission testing and regulatory compliance for air permits.

Target Audience:

  • Field operations technicians responsible for performing engine emissions testing
  • Field support engineering and technical staff responsible for calculating and determining optimum engine air to fuel ratios for efficient engine run performance
  • Environmental and engineering office support personnel responsible for air permit regulatory compliance for stack testing and engine emissions

Workshop will be held October 19-21 in Oklahoma City, OK. For additional information, visit southerngas.org.


UPCOMING PIPELINE WORKSHOPS 

Pipeline Design Workshop

Pipeline Safety Management Systems Workshop

  • September 14-15 | Atlanta, GA | Register

Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Regulations for Gas Operators Workshop

  • September 15-16 | Houston, TX | Register
Gas Machinery Research Council

Combustion Characteristics

August 29 – September 1 | Houston, 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.

  • UPDATE: GMRC hotel block is filling up fast. Book now to secure your room!

                                                REGISTER TODAY

REGISTER TODAY
SGA NETWORK
Impact of Gas Systems of a Catastrophic Electrical Grid Failure Webinar
Session 6: Monday, August 29, 2016: 9:30 to 11:30 AM CST
Presenter: Terry Boss, SVP of Environment, Safety and Operations, INGAA
LEARN MORE

LEARN MORE

This series of 10 LIVE web conferences promotes the discussion, learning and knowledge about issues and potential improvements for natural gas facilities processes. 

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