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Natural Gas Champions Elevator Speech Book

Newly Updated: Natural Gas Champions Elevator Speech Book

In our polarized world, it is easy for conversations to get stuck. It’s important to find communication pathways forward on the big issues of our time including energy – whether at the holiday dinner table, in our organizations, at the soccer game or on the wider political stage. Whatever your...
SGA’s Call for Speakers and Papers is Now Open!
Show up when people search for what you offer. Training has always been a cornerstone of the Southern Gas Association. Today more than ever, SGA is where natural gas professionals turn for training and information on best practices, new products, and innovative solutions. Every year our conferences and webinars become an accelerator and incubator of...
The LINK Q4 2021
The work SGA and our members have been able to accomplish together this past year gives us confidence that we have a bright future ahead of us. Our group of passionate members and professionals are shaping the energy system of tomorrow by connecting the industry’s people, ideas, and information. Thank you for being a part...
News Release: National Mutual Aid Program Benefits Coloradoans Affected by Wildfire
BOULDER, CO: Just over one week ago, at the request of public safety officials, Xcel Energy turned off natural gas services to customers in Superior, Louisville, and surrounding communities to minimize safety concerns related to devasting wildfires near Boulder. As damage assessments and restoration continue, mutual assistance from a dozen states have helped restore most...
L&D Updates – November Edition
The monthly L&D newsletter from SGA In the November edition of the L&D Newsletter, we discuss two new programs for professional credentialing. The Energy Leadership program will provide attendees with the skills and abilities to serve in various roles, from first-line supervisors to strategic leaders. The Operator Qualification program will provide a formal, multi-tiered program...
The LINK Q3 2021
As we enter the 4th quarter, we are thrilled to finally have an in-person conference under our belt again. With over 800 attendees at the Natural Gas Conference & Expo in Charlotte earlier this month, we shared information, networked face-to-face with our peers and celebrated our 2021 SGA Award Winners. We will carry this momentum...
TCEPC ’21 Recap
The two days of the 2021 Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting & Construction were an exploration of the innovation and sustainability driving our industry toward its place at the forefront of a clean energy future. Over 120 virtual attendees jumped in for a packed two days of learning, featuring 18 sessions, 11.65 PDH hours, and...
NGC&E ’21 Keynote Address from Project Canary
Keynote Address When it comes to climate change, carbon gets both the headlines and the investment. Because it’s key to such a dire problem, it’s the most-reported and most-measured metric. Despite all this publicity and published research, this is what we’ve learned from climate change: Solving the big problem of carbon is something people can’t...
Session Spotlight: Drone Technology in Environmental Workflows
Far from droning on, this exciting TCEPC Day 2 session promises an engaging and interactive look at drone technology. Join us Wednesday, September 15th at 11:00 am, CDT to tune in! The use of drones as tools for streamlining environmental workflows is growing exponentially as more and more organizations realize the increasing benefits. Drones can...
Trainings and Classes – Mobile and Near You
When creativity brings value, everyone benefits. And in times of pandemic, SGA is offering just that! SGA is now conducting in-person training and education classes in various locations around the country. By bringing these LIVE mobile training and classes to you, members will have greater accessibility to our programs, reduce travel expenses and requirements –...