2021 CHAIRMAN’S THEME

Innovating To A Clean
Energy Future


Expand the energy conversation

A message from Jimmy Staton

2021 SGA Board Chair &
CEO Southern Star Central Pipeline


Solving climate change doesn’t have one solution, it’s ALL of the above. We can limit carbon emissions by supporting solid science and proven results; using cleaner, low-carbon fuels, with natural gas as the cornerstone to power our lives.

We must continue to innovate:
Innovate our message: Be bold talking about the role of natural gas as a cornerstone in addressing climate change.
Innovate solutions: Bring ‘Green’ to market – RNG, Hydrogen, CCUS, and methane emission mitigation.
Innovate Business Models: Fight for a level playing field for all energy sources. An “all of the above” energy portfolio is best for America and the world.

Jimmy Staton 
2021 SGA Board Chair
CEO Southern Star Central Pipeline

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Earth Day

We are committed to a clean energy future.


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Working together to power our lives and reduce energy's environmental impact. 


As an instantly dispatchable (available when needed) energy source, natural gas is the perfect partner to wind and solar, and through innovation, a viable source of renewable energy in its own right.

Get involved!


Empower your colleagues

Natural gas professionals are the best ambassadors for our industry. Let's be sure everyone engaged in our organizations knows how to share the facts about natural gas and its benefits. Check out Natural Gas Champions for some great tools!

Educate your community

Whether it is at city hall, on social media, or the checkout line, whenever offered the opportunity, be ready to share your natural gas story.

Stay informed

When energy discussions are happening in your community, tune in and speak up.

Share on social media channels

Follow and use the #expandtheenergyconversation on Social Media. SGA will provide you with all the social media assets you need to take part in this important initiative

Essential Messaging

Innovate our message

Be bold talking about the role of natural gas as a cornerstone in addressing climate change.

Innovate Solutions

Bring ‘Green’ to market - RNG, Hydrogen, CCUS and methane emission mitigation.

Innovate Business Models

Fight for a level playing field for all energy sources. An “all of the above” energy portfolio is best for America and the world.

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Natural gas won't defeat climate change.

Not alone.


Solving climate change isn’t one-size-fits-all, it’s all of the above. It will take a united effort from cleaner, low-carbon fuels, with natural gas as the cornerstone. Powering our lives while limiting carbon emissions is possible if we don’t play favorites but support solid science and proven results. Expand the conversation on America’s clean energy future and empower your team. #expandtheenergyconversation

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Turning waste into resources.

100% carbon reduction from biomass.


Never waste resources. Renewable natural gas made from biomass waste like corn stacks and manure removes more emissions than it produces — up to 100%. From agriculture to energy production, it reduces emissions at every level, while powering our daily lives with a clean, abundant source of fuel. #expandtheenergyconversation

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What if we could remove the emissions from 20 million vehicles?

We did.


Since 2011, the natural gas industry has reduced carbon emissions that contribute to climate change the equivalent of removing emissions of EVERY registered vehicle in the state of Florida for one year, simply by converting coal-fired power plants to natural gas. #expandtheenergyconversation

 

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Human waste doesn't have to go to waste.

It can be used to produce clean burning RNG.


Renewable natural gas can be produced from human waste, reducing sewage and the carbon emissions that contribute to climate change. By turning human waste into abundant, cleaner-burning energy, renewable natural gas is key to a carbon-neutral energy future. #expandtheenergyconversation

 

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Leak Detection Technologies

keep natural gas in the pipelines and out of the air.


Natural gas escaping into the air not only wastes a valuable energy source but also releases harmful emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to climate change. With a vast network of natural gas pipelines crisscrossing the country and meeting our growing energy needs, we remain focused on the integrity of this network. New leak-detection systems utilize cutting edge technologies to keep the vital energy where it belongs — in the pipes and not in the atmosphere. #innovation #naturalgas #cleanenergyfuture #expandtheenergyconversation #gasiskey #gasisnow

 

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Waste is a terrible thing to waste.

We're using landfill emissions to power homes.


By investing in technology that turns waste into resources, we can power our daily lives, decrease the footprint of landfills near our homes and communities, and limit carbon emissions that contribute to climate change. Renewable natural gas from places like the Olinda Landfill (Brea, CA), produces enough energy to power roughly 23,000 homes. #innovation #naturalgas #cleanenergyfuture #expandtheenergyconversation #gasiskey #gasisnow

 

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We're turning flare gas emissions into abundant electricity.


New technologies are being deployed to dramatically reduce the carbon and methane emissions that contribute to climate change. These technologies enable us to reuse flare gas — turning emissions into abundant electricity. #innovation #naturalgas #cleanenergyfuture #expandtheenergyconversation #gasiskey #gasisnow

 

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AI revolutionizing natural gas. Reducing emissions.


Artificial intelligence is a game-changer for combating climate change in more ways than one. AI helps us make better real-time and long-term predictions of our energy needs, better balancing supply with demand. AI can also make finding natural gas more efficient, reducing the cost and the use of energy. #innovation #naturalgas #cleanenergyfuture #expandtheenergyconversation #gasiskey #gasisnow

 

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If you don’t believe everything a natural gas company says, believe the facts.


This month we’re busting the biggest myths about natural gas with science on our side. Is it toxic? No, it smells bad, but is harmless to breathe. Is it a major contributor to climate change? No, it plays a key role in creating a carbon-neutral future. But don’t take our word for it — let the facts do the talking.#innovation #naturalgas #cleanenergyfuture #expandtheenergyconversation #gasiskey #gasisnow

 

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Myth: Natural gas causes the worst effects of climate change. Reality: No, but reliance on foreign energy does


CO2 emissions went up in 2018, despite increased natural gas & renewable energy. Why? New England’s frigid winter forced the region to rely on foreign oil. Costs went up. Air quality went down. Natural gas wasn’t the enemy then, and it isn’t now. It helps fight our overreliance on imported CO2-rich foreign oil — a huge contributor to climate change.. #innovation #naturalgas #cleanenergyfuture #expandtheenergyconversation #gasiskey #gasisnow

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Myth: We can do it all with wind and solar. Reality: Natural gas & renewable natural gas fill the energy gap.


Teamwork makes the American Dream work. In 2019, just 2% of US electricity came from solar and 7% from wind. Natural gas filled the gap, with the clean, abundant, and reliable energy our nation needed then, and needs now. Natural gas is key to an “all of the above” solution, with a nationwide infrastructure to support our shared energy future #innovation #naturalgas #cleanenergyfuture #expandtheenergyconversation #gasiskey #gasisnow

 

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Myth: Natural gas releases too much methane. Reality: Our methane emissions have fallen 72% since 1990.


The natural gas industry has added nearly 20 million more customers since 1990, the equivalent of almost 10% of the U.S. population. Methane emissions from natural gas systems have fallen 73% since 1990. How? We’re investing in newer, greener technologies to reduce emissions even further. Yes, a 73% drop is great, but we can (and will) do even better #innovation #naturalgas #cleanenergyfuture #expandtheenergyconversation #gasiskey #gasisnow

 

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Natural Gas doesn’t take advantage of new opportunities. We create them


Opportunity is a terrible thing to waste. This month, we’re shining a light on how natural gas creates opportunities—for decarbonization, for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and even for women and children in developing countries. We don’t waste opportunities, we create them! #innovation #naturalgas #cleanenergyfuture #expandtheenergyconversation #gasiskey #gasisnow

 

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1 company has transported 5.5 Billion Cubic Feet of RNG since 2009.


Transporting renewable natural gas is key to meeting the energy and sustainability demands of the future. Since 2009, energy transporter Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline has successfully delivered 5.5 billion cubic feet of renewable natural gas (RNG). When we increase the use of RNG, we unlock tremendous new sustainability to power our daily lives with this cleaner-burning renewable fuel source. #innovation #naturalgas #cleanenergyfuture #expandtheenergyconversation #gasiskey #gasisnow

 

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Never waste our greatest resource. Untapped potential is our greatest resource. Would you deny opportunity to our greatest resource?


Students are our planet’s greatest resource — clean-burning natural gas helps them achieve their potential, and follows SDG Goal 7 — ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all. When students can pursue their dreams anywhere, people benefit everywhere.. #innovation #naturalgas #cleanenergyfuture #expandtheenergyconversation #gasiskey #gasisnow

 

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