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The LINK Q4 2023

In this issue of The LINK, we discuss how to protect ourselves from the abundance of misinformation, preview upcoming 2024 conferences, and more!   What’s new in 2024: Our 2024 growth engines are strengthening and growing the natural gas industry. We will focus on reliability, operations efficiency, emission reductions, safety,...
It’s a Fight for the Truth
Disinformation on Fossil Fuels is a Threat to Your Business. What You Can Do to Inoculate Against Disinformation Programming. This article, written by SGA President & CEO Suzanne Ogle, was originally published in The Link, Q4, 2023. Disinformation and the manipulation of knowledge are now an art in America. Both legacy media and social media...
CCUS–A Vital to Have Technology, But Will It Be Economically Feasible?
This article was originally published in The Link, Q3, 2023. Energy demand will double in the next 50 to 70 years, requiring considerable leaps in clean, reliable, and affordable energy. There is a menu of opportunities to decarbonize. Let’s look at one: Carbon Capture and Underground Storage, or CCUS. Why do we need CCUS? A...
The LINK Q4 2023
In this issue of The LINK, we discuss how to protect ourselves from the abundance of misinformation, preview upcoming 2024 conferences, and more!   What’s new in 2024: Our 2024 growth engines are strengthening and growing the natural gas industry. We will focus on reliability, operations efficiency, emission reductions, safety, workforce attraction and development, and...
The Simple Guide to Nominating for the 2023 SGA Awards
In the dynamic landscape of the natural gas industry, recognition is the key to inspiring innovation and celebrating excellence. The nomination period for the 2023 SGA Awards is open through April 5, 2024, and we’re here to guide you through the straightforward process of putting your team in the spotlight. Why Nominate?   Get National...
Is the Technical Conference…Too Technical?
As we gear up for the upcoming Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting & Compliance (TCEPC), you might be wondering, “Is this too technical for me?” We want to assure you that the conference is not just for environmental engineers. In fact, it’s designed to be inclusive and beneficial for everyone, including those from various business...
Power to the Members. Shape the Future of SGA.
Your insights matter! Join us in shaping the future of the natural gas industry by participating in SGA’s annual survey. In just 5-10 minutes, share your thoughts on key areas like member satisfaction, market forces, government actions, workforce, public perception, and more. As a valued participant, you will not only contribute to industry insights but...
Navigating the Maze of Environmental Regulations in the Natural Gas Industry: A Layman’s Guide
Feeling overwhelmed by the complex web of environmental regulations governing the natural gas industry? You’re not alone. Whether you’re a curious citizen, an informed investor, or someone with a stake in the industry’s future, deciphering these regulations can feel like deciphering an ancient text. Enter the Environmental Regulations in the Natural Gas Industry: A Layman’s...
The Critical Role for Natural Gas in Evolving Energy World
Suzanne Ogle, CEO of the Southern Gas Association says talk of natural gas going away is not realistic or responsible. Quite the opposite, it’s “really the critical remaining dispatchable fuel source” available, one that offers the quickest way to reducing global emissions, she said in an interview with NGI [Natural Gas Intelligence]. “If your goal...
ChatGPT – Think Less. ChatGPT More
This article was originally published in The Link, Q1, 2023. If you haven’t heard of ChatGPT by now you might be living under a rock, or at least that’s how I felt at the end of February when ChatGPT hit my radar. Since its launch on November 30, 2022, ChatGPT is the assistant everyone’s talking...