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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 –...
Suzanne Ogle, President & CEO of SGA, to Present at Enercom Dallas on April 6, 2021
Humankind’s health and quality of living and economic advances in the 20th-century are correlated with an unprecedented rise in energy consumption. Up to 32% of America’s energy comes from clean, affordable, and abundant natural gas. But natural gas isn’t yesterday’s energy — it’s the fuel of the future. SGA members, both operators and suppliers are creating cleaner...
Southern Gas Association Announces Promotion of Cindy Mitchell to Vice President of Operations
January 26, 2021– Southern Gas Association (SGA) announced today that Sr. Director of Administration Cindy Mitchell has been promoted to Vice President of Operations. Cindy joined the SGA team in 2019 and has served the association in a variety of roles, including leadership of several of SGA’s initiatives. Beyond administration, her role has grown to include leading...
PSMS Tactical Guide Announcement
Breaking News — SGA’s Pipeline Safety Council announces the opening of application to participate in PSMS Tactical Guides Southern Gas Association and Northeast Gas Association have partnered on an important PSMS Initiative, 9 Tactical Guides that will help advance safety and operationalize PSMS for field and front-line workers. Managing the safety of a complex process...
How To Traverse Polarized Conversations: Moving From ‘Best For Me’ To ‘Best For We’
Today’s voices are loud and sometimes unyielding. They are entrenched in their position. We find our neighbors, friends, and family ready to go to the mat over politics, the environment, diversity, and other topics of passion. People are dividing themselves into categories, drawing lines in the sand, making it increasingly challenging to collaborate for mutually...
Welcome to 2021-Innovating to a Clean Energy Future
As we say goodbye to 2020, we take a moment to celebrate the good things that happened in 2020, (there were so many!) and look ahead to the new year! Looking forward, I believe the demand to innovate has never been higher. This expectation is why we are reimagining our committee structure. New Sections such...
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