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OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2016 ISSUE OF THE OPERATIONS & ENGINEERING NEWSLETTER – NOW AVAILABLE

The October-November issue of the Operations & Engineering Newsletter is now available in our Communication Center. To subscribe to the newsletter, visit your SGA profile to adjust your communications preferences.

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OPERATIONS & ENGINEERING NEWSLETTER October -November 2016
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FEATURED EVENTS
Fall Gas Conference & ExpoOctober 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. 

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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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Gas Machinery Conference 2016 
Leaders Make A Difference Award Highlight Video
October 2016 Issue of the Network News 
 
Associate Members Helping with Houston Kidney Walk

Supply Chain Management Conference

February 15-17 | Austin, TX

This one of a kind annual meeting brings together supply chain professionals from natural gas pipeline, midstream and LDCs, along with companies who provide goods and services to the natural gas industry. Presentations focus on strategic supply chain and project development issues impacting the industry, while conference receptions and dinners provide opportunities for informal discussions and networking. 

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Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting and Construction

February 22-24 |  Tampa, FL

Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting & Construction is designed to provide professionals in the pipeline design and construction industry a better understanding of the requirements associated with permitting complex projects and ensuring they are constructed per the federal, state, and local regulatory requirements. 
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INTEREST GROUP UPDATES
Associate Members Participating in Houston Kidney Walk on October 23

Over the past few months, #TeamSouthernGas has been raising money to participate in the 2016 Houston Kidney Walk. Kidney disease is on the rise with the increase of diabetes and high blood pressure, both major kidney disease risk factors. The National Kidney Foundation is working to reach the 73 million American adults at risk with important prevention messages before it’s too late. 

Learn more about this event and how you can help here.

Planning for Supply Chain Management Conference

Please let us know what topics you would like to see at this year’s Supply Chain Management Conference. Respond to this short survey to share your ideas for specific content.

Distribution Integrity Management Workshop Planned for the Spring Gas Conference

The Distribution Integrity Management Committee met this week to build the agenda for the 2017 “Everything DIM Workshop” scheduled for March 14-15 in Charlotte, NC.  The group was led by Workshop Chair Russell Webb, MLG&W and developed an agenda full of topics for everyone involved in integrity management.

Topics for the workshop will include Audits and PHMSA Feedback, Publicly Available Data and How to Use It, Data Clean Up and Automation, Program and Algorithm Adjustments and much more.


UPCOMING PIPELINE WORKSHOPS 

Environmental Compliance During Pipeline Construction

This two and a half-day workshop takes you through the pipeline construction and inspection process—from a general overview of the environmental inspection program to revegetation activities after construction is complete.

  • November 2-4 | Albuquerque, NM | Register

 

Gas Machinery Research Council

Gas Machinery Conference By the Numbers

While the industry experiences ebbs and flows in the market, the need for information sharing, training and relationship-building never slows. The Gas Machinery Research Council’s  2016 Gas Machinery Conference was a testament to that hosting more than 900 attendees from 300 organizations across the world. Read more.

       

SGA NETWORK

Use of Drones in Pipeline Integrity Management

Session 8: Monday, October 31, 2016: 9:30 to 11:30 AM CST 
Presenter: Eileen Lockhart, Xcel Energy 

Innovative Methods For Estimating Remaining Fatigue Life of ERW Pipelines

Session 9: Monday, November 28, 2016: 9:30 to 11:30 AM CST 
Presenter: Mike Rosenfeld, Kiefner

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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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