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August 2017 Issue of the Operations & Engineering Newsletter – Now Available

The August issue of the Operations & Engineering Newsletter is now available in our Communication Center.

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SGA Operations & Engineering Newsletter – August 2017

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Fall Gas Conference & Expo
Sept. 26-29 Louisville, 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. Discounted hotel rates end September 4!

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Highlights from 2017 Operating Conference

Gas Supply Marketing Executive Energy Forum

October 20 | Houston, TX

SGA’s Gas Supply Marketing (GSM) Committee and the University of Houston’s C.T. Bauer College of Business are collaborating to bring together energy executives, graduate students and academia to discuss the future of energy, the environment and the economy this October at the inaugural GSM Executive Energy Forum.

Multi-disciplinary student teams of five will work together to solve an energy-centric problem created by the committee and the university. There will also be a luncheon featuring a keynote speaker discussing the future role of natural gas in a world with an increasing focus on lower carbon emissions and sustainability.

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Environmental Compliance During Pipeline Construction Workshop

  • October 4-6 | Nashville, TN | Register
  • Discounted hotel rates end September 11!

Did you know? SGA provides in-house workshops! This includes Introduction to Natural Gas Industry, Pipeline Design and more. For more information on hosting a workshop for your team or company, contact Gary Hines for details. 

Gas Machinery Research Council

Gas Machinery Conference

October 1-4 | Pittsburgh, PA 

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.

  • Discounted hotel rates end September 10!

Register Today

Register Today

Applied Principles of Engines and Compressors

October 31-November 3 | Plano, TX 

This in-depth workshop is an engine fundamentals class that provides a solid foundation to any employee involved in the operation of prime movers.  Although the principles described in this class are simple and easy to understand, the class is both stimulating and challenging.  Upon completion, each person will have a basic understanding of the equipment configuration and operation and will be capable of simple troubleshooting and problem recognition for their gas compression equipment.


ILI Advances

O&E WEBINAR SESSION 6: Monday, August 28, 9:30 to 11:30 am CT  

Presenter: Dr. Neb Uzelac

This session will cover:

  • New NDE methods being applied and potentially on the horizon
  • Improvements in performance of existing technologies
  • Overcoming operational challenges
  • Acceptance of standards for better characterizing ILI systems, personnel and procedures to make their application and decision making processes easier

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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.

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