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It’s a Fight for the Truth
Disinformation on Fossil Fuels is a Threat to Your Business. What You Can Do to Inoculate Against Disinformation Programming. This article, written by SGA President & CEO Suzanne Ogle, was originally published in The Link, Q4, 2023. Disinformation and the manipulation of knowledge are now an art in America. Both legacy media and social media...
CCUS–A Vital to Have Technology, But Will It Be Economically Feasible?
This article was originally published in The Link, Q3, 2023. Energy demand will double in the next 50 to 70 years, requiring considerable leaps in clean, reliable, and affordable energy. There is a menu of opportunities to decarbonize. Let’s look at one: Carbon Capture and Underground Storage, or CCUS. Why do we need CCUS? A...
The Simple Guide to Nominating for the 2023 SGA Awards
In the dynamic landscape of the natural gas industry, recognition is the key to inspiring innovation and celebrating excellence. The nomination period for the 2023 SGA Awards is open through April 5, 2024, and we’re here to guide you through the straightforward process of putting your team in the spotlight. Why Nominate?   Get National...
Navigating the Maze of Environmental Regulations in the Natural Gas Industry: A Layman’s Guide
Feeling overwhelmed by the complex web of environmental regulations governing the natural gas industry? You’re not alone. Whether you’re a curious citizen, an informed investor, or someone with a stake in the industry’s future, deciphering these regulations can feel like deciphering an ancient text. Enter the Environmental Regulations in the Natural Gas Industry: A Layman’s...
ChatGPT – Think Less. ChatGPT More
This article was originally published in The Link, Q1, 2023. If you haven’t heard of ChatGPT by now you might be living under a rock, or at least that’s how I felt at the end of February when ChatGPT hit my radar. Since its launch on November 30, 2022, ChatGPT is the assistant everyone’s talking...
LNG: Fact or Fiction?
This article was originally published in The Link, Q2, 2022. Visit ngconnect.southerngas.org/lng to access this digital document to view associated graphs, sources and all links. What is LNG? The term liquefied natural gas (LNG) is used to describe a variety of liquefied gas mixtures composed primarily of methane and small quantities of heavier hydrocarbons and...
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Navigating Natural Gas Codes and Standards Made Easy:
Introducing the Tip Sheet
We’re excited to introduce the End Use Codes & Standards Tip Sheet, a valuable resource that simplifies the complex world of codes and standards in the natural gas industry. Sponsored by the American Gas Association, American Public Gas Association, and Southern Gas Association, this Tip Sheet is your essential reference for understanding local regulations, serving...
Building Confidence and Longevity: Why You and Your Workforce Thrive with SGA’s Introduction to the Natural Gas Industry Class
As of January 1, 2023, more than 20% of employees in the natural gas industry have one year or less of experience. This percentage is expected to continue to grow, due to a number of factors, including the growth of the industry, the increasing demand for skilled and technical workers, and the retirement of baby...
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...