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Scott Doyle Named Chair of SGA Board of Directors

Scott E. Doyle of CenterPoint Energy Named Chair of SGA Board of Directors

Dallas, Texas – The Southern Gas Association (SGA) Board of Directors today announced it has named Scott E. Doyle, Executive Vice President, Utility Operations, of CenterPoint Energy in Houston, Texas, to be the 2023 Chair of the Board. “I am incredibly grateful for the invaluable role that SGA plays in helping...
NATURAL GAS TAKE ACTION MONTH WRAP UP
What an incredible month. We launched SGA’s first-ever Natural Gas Take Action Month with one objective:  To empower our colleagues with the facts and confidence to tell our story. And clearly, you became empowered!   Attending insightful webinars featuring inspirational speakers and trending topics, taking the chance to “Ask an Executive” via video, joining Natural Gas Champion training, and sharing...
EVERY ENERGY SOURCE HAS A PRO AND A CON.
When people chant “keep it in the ground,” I’m sure they weren’t referring to wind blade waste. There is no energy panacea. Every energy source has a pro and a con. In a recent article from Bloomberg.com, they offer a good perspective on the pollution of wind, in that the turbine blades are not recyclable,...
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Giving Voice to Natural Gas: The Power of Grassroots Advocacy in Shaping Our Clean Energy Future
In pursuit of the “A-HA” moment. Grassroots efforts present each of us an opportunity to communicate about clean energy, how natural gas will help achieve shared climate goals and policies that will support a sustainable energy solution. Environmental activists have harnessed grassroots efforts to shape perception and public policy on fossil fuel. While they may...
SGA NEWSLETTER “THE LINK.” Q3 2020
Check out the latest edition of the SGA LINK! Discover how you can help change the narrative and tell the truth about the very real benefits of natural gas. It’s time to take the narrative back!   READ HERE
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...