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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...
Session Spotlight – Virtual Stakeholder Engagement – Past, Present, and Future
What topic could be more relevant in the digital landscape of 2021? Join us for this day one session to explore stakeholder engagement in the new norm. This high-impact session will showcase the current tools, technology, and best practices for virtual engagement and provide a glimpse into the future of stakeholder outreach trends. This interactive...
Special Announcement: SGA Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting and Construction (TCEPC) 2021 Moves to Virtual Conference
Today, Southern Gas Association (SGA) announces that the 2021 Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting and Construction commonly known as TCEPC, scheduled for September 13 – 16 in Austin, Texas will transition to a virtual event. SGA’s priority is the health and safety of the natural gas community, including our members, staff, supporters, other conference attendees...
TCEPC Session Spotlight: Opening Keynote Address
An Industry in Transition Kickoff TCEPC 2021 with this opening keynote address. Stakeholders and communities alike are asking oil & natural gas producers and operators to “think outside the box” and develop new ways to approach our shared sustainable future. Williams Companies is actively seeking ways to integrate renewable energy sources into conventional natural gas...
Know Before You Go: Technical Conference on Environmental Construction & Permitting
Southern Gas Association welcomes you to this year’s 2021 Technical & Construction Conference on Environmental Permitting in Austin. To help you prepare, we have put together this Know Before You Go so you are ready for a successful event.   General Information   Agenda The conference agenda is available to view and download here.  ...
How Gas Companies Help Other Gas Companies in Times of Need
Winter Storm Uri, was a major winter and ice storm that had widespread impacts across the United States, Northern Mexico, and parts of Canada from February 13 to 17, 2021. In February 2021, the state of Texas suffered a major power crisis, which came about as a result of three severe winter storms sweeping across the United States on February 10–11, 13–17, and 15–20; a massive electricity generation failure in...
Session Spotlight – Closing Keynote Address
FERC Update – Catching Up with FERC After a Year+ of Masking and Vaxxing In the Technical Conference on Environmental Engineering & Permitting Construction closing keynote discussion on September 15th, FERC staff will present several notable changes, challenges, and policies within the Commission as well as within other government agencies that affect how the FERC’s Division...
Join Us for the First In-Person Conference of 2021!
We can’t wait to see you in Austin, Texas, September 13 – 16, 2021 for SGA’s first in-person conference of the year! Technical Conference on Environmental Permitting & Construction: Where industry experts and leaders debate and discuss the issues and challenges facing the natural gas community in 2021 and beyond.   Getting There Hyatt Regency...
Call for Learning Labs Presentations: The Natural Gas Conference & Expo 2021
Delve Into The Latest Trends In Exhibitor-Led Sessions SGA is expanding learning & networking opportunities at this year’s Natural Gas Conference & Expo by hosting nine (9) Learning Labs in our exhibit hall. Learning Labs are highly valued by attendees and thought leaders because the information is directly from the brands and organizations that are...
Announcing CORE Training Program: Career Onboarding and Refresher Training
Every energy employee, both new and existing, can benefit from a program that provides a solid foundation of their industry, the environment in which they operate, and the culture of their organization. We’ve developed a program to do just that. We’re excited to announce our Career Onboarding and Refresher Training or CORE Training. This 4-course,...