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The January issue of the Network News is now available in our Communication Center.

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SGA Network News – January 2017

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Increase Your Capacity

Live Webinar: Monday, January 30, 2:00-3:00 pm CT 

Target Audience: Open to all

Learning Objectives: This webinar will review principles of setting goals and incorporating those goals into daily activities. We’ll also discuss time management strategies which will help ensure you have the time needed to work on your goals.

  1. Identify one goal they have set for themselves and divide that goal into incremental milestones 
  2. Review a sample day and determine where time can be “created” to work on their goals. 
  3. Practice establishing daily activities and habits that reinforce the goals they have set

Presenter: Melissa Self, Atmos Energy

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Operations & Engineering 2017 Web Conference Series

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

SESSION 1: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM)

This Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposes to revise the Pipeline Safety Regulations applicable to the safety of onshore gas transmission and gathering pipelines. PHMSA proposes changes to the integrity management (IM) requirements and proposes changes to address issues related to non-IM requirements. This NPRM also proposes modifying the regulation of onshore gas gathering lines.

This session will cover:

  • Intent, Overview and Status
  • HCA
  • MCA
  • Data
  • IVP
  • INGAA Goals
  • GPAC Meeting held January 11-12, 2017 

Monday, January 30, 9:30 to 11:30 am CT  

Presenter: C.J. Osman, Interstate Natural Gas Association of America

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What You Need To Know

2017 Network Programs

The calendars for the 2017 SGA Network’s L&D, Network+PLUS and Operations & Engineering Web Conference Series subscriptions were announced on the SGA Blog.

Downloadable versions of the calendars are being housed on the SGA Network’s Campus under the Resources & Information section. Visit the links below to view:

Web-Based Training Updates

The following DOT compliance courses have been updated in the  WBT Library:

  • Gas Pressure Regulation and Overpressure Protection
  • General Construction Requirements  
  • Integrity Management
  • Maintenance Subpart M
  • MAOP Class Location
  • MAOP Testing and Uprating
  • Operations Subpart L
  • Operator Qualification Subpart N
  • Corrosion Control

In addition, changes have been made to the technical side of the course to ensure the compatibility with phase out of Adobe Flash for some internet browsers.

SGA welcomes your feedback on new content to be considered within this library. Contact Gary Hines to offer feedback in advancing this subscription for you and your peers.


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