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November Issue of the Network News – Now Available

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

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SGA Network News – November 2017

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SGA NETWORK NEWS November 2017

How Your Company Makes Money
Thursday, November 16 9:30-10:30 AM CDT

How a Regulated Company Makes Money

  • Sources of capital for a regulated company
  • How capital and expenses are treated differently under regulation
  • Types of utility and pipeline expenses and why they are different from non-regulated competitive companies
  • How revenues are calculated
  • Why a regulated company can’t increase earnings in the same ways as a non-regulated competitive company

Learning Objective: 
Quick Review of How Competitive Companies Make Money

Presenter: John Ferrare, Facilitator & CEO, enerdynamics

Free to members of the SGANetwork!

How a Utility or Pipeline Sets Rates and Makes Money
  • Earnings
  • What is rate base?
  • How depreciation affects rate base
  • What is rate of return?
  • The cost-of-capital proceeding
  • The revenue requirement
  • Balancing accounts
  • Decoupling revenues from earnings
  • The rate case proceeding
  • Incentive regulation

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Keep an Eye Out for a Bonus Resource This Month

Expected to be released Friday, November 17, the SGANetwork will have a special video and one-page resource guide on mentoring!

These resources will address the importance of mentoring, cover quick tips on how to be a mentor and mentee, and also give guidance on how to make the most out of your mentorships.

  • Please check the SGANetwork’s Campus next Friday for more information!

This is in place of the September Network resource.You can access SGANetwork resources at


Operations & Engineering 2017 Webinar 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 10: Research & Development in the Natural Gas Industry

This session will cover 2016 and 2017 research results and 2018 research plans.

Monday, November 27, 9:30 to 11:30 am CT  


  • Clifford Johnson, PRCI
  • Dan Ersoy, GTI
  • Michael Istre, INGAA Foundation
  • Scott Schubring, The Williams Companies, representing GMRC

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