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Announcing the 2024 SGA Award Winners

Dallas, TX – The Southern Gas Association is honored to announce the winners of the 2024 SGA Awards across eight categories: Tyler Tunic, Williams – Chair’s Rising Leader Atlanta Gas Light (Southern Company Gas) – Community Service ONE Gas – Corporate Communication Summit Utilities – Emergency Management Atmos Energy –...
SGA NEWSLETTER “THE LINK.” Q2 2020
The second quarter of 2020 was a period that caused many of us to master the art of the purposeful pivot. From health-related concerns to engaging in an essential and complicated conversation about bias and disparity, our springs were definitely not what we anticipated. While many things have changed, much of our work remains the...
Honoring Roger Reid
Today, SGA honors Roger Reid, SGA Managing Director and Innovator (1977 – 1996). Roger Reid, SGA’s second President, passed away Monday after battling Covid-19.  Roger (whom I did not know personally but feel I know from the stories of many) changed the face of the association.  He is known fondly by those who had the...
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Absolutism of Power and the Self-Righteousness of Environmental Activism
“Rolling blackouts plagued California last week as a heatwave instigated electricity demand that pushed the grid to the limits and exceeded California’s power capacity. It was a direct result of California’s absolute agenda of eliminating natural gas power.” Read more from this blog. By Suzanne Ogle President & CEO Southern Gas Association
2020 SGA Award Winners
This year, Southern Gas Association recognizing outstanding efforts in the natural gas industry during the COVID-19 pandemic with our “Excellence in Crisis Award” on Monday, July 27, 2020 at our Natural Gas Connect Academy Virtual Conference.  Click on the videos below to learn more. As the world faces an unprecedented trial, an industry in transition...
Southern Gas Association Launches Four Inclusion Initiatives to Promote Change
America is engaged in an essential and complicated conversation about bias and disparity.  With a mission to advance the individual and the industry, the Southern Gas Association will do our part to help end systemic racism. Living our core values means providing for continuous learning and creating safe and secure communities. We must gain knowledge...
Message from the President & CEO
Happy New Year Happy new year to all our members and supporters. 2019 has been a transformative year for the Southern Gas Association. As 2019 draws to a close, I would sincerely like to thank our Board, our members, employees, and partners who have been an essential part of setting a positive course for SGA....
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William N. Cantrell to Retire as Chief Executive Officer of Southern Gas Association; Suzanne Ogle Named as Successor
DALLAS–(Southern Gas Association)–The Southern Gas Association (SGA) announced today that William N. Cantrell will retire as Chief Executive Officer and that the Board of Directors has named Suzanne Ogle to succeed him in the role. Mr. Cantrell will step down as Chief Executive Officer on August 31, 2019. Mr. Cantrell has been Chief Executive Officer...