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

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SGA Operations & Engineering Newsletter – October 2017

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Gas Supply Marketing Executive Energy Forum
Oct. 19-20 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 ForumThere will also be 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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Featured Events
Interest Group Updates
SGA Network
Gas Machinery Research
Blog Highlights
October Issue of Network News Now Available

Mark your calendar now for these upcoming events! 

Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting and Construction

  • February 20-22, 2018 | Albuquerque, New Mexico

 Southwest Regional Gas Conference & Expo

  • February 13-15, 2018 – Georgetown (north of Austin), Texas

 Supply Chain Management Conference

  • February 28 – March 2, 2018 – Saddlebrook Resort (outside of Tampa), Florida

 Spring Gas Conference & Expo

  • March 19-21, 2018 | Columbia, South Carolina

 Visit SGA’s Event Calendar for more information on upcoming workshops, trainings and conferences!

In-House Workshops

Schedule an In-House Workshop for Your Company! Have a training need? Let us bring the class and workshop to you.

SGA can facilitate in-house workshops at your company, allowing you to save on travel costs! Hosting your own workshop also creates a unique environment for your team to learn together and can focus any specific-questions as it relates to your company.

Sample of classes offered:

  • Introduction to Natural Gas Industry
  • The Ratemaking Process
  • Introduction to Natural Gas Regulated Accounting  
  • Pipeline Design 

For more information on hosting a workshop for your team or company, contact Gary Hines for details. 

Emergency Management
Developed by SGA’s Emergency Management Committee, the Control of Natural Gas in an Emergency booklet is an easy-to-use reference guide for first responders to use in preparing for natural gas emergencies. 

Click here to learn more or place an order. Interested in getting a sample copy of the booklet or learning how the booklet can be customized for your company? Contact Jake Wagner.

Gas Machinery Research Council

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.


Leak Detection 2 – Gas Distribution

O&E WEBINAR SESSION 9: Monday, October 30, 9:30 to 11:30 AM CDT  

This session will cover Advanced Leak Survey and Data Analytics.


  • Jeff Goetzman, CenterPoint Energy
  • Aaron Van Pelt, Picarro

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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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