Innovative Opportunities

New Technology Taskforce


The purpose of the New Technology Taskforce is to provide opportunities to share in experiences, lessons learned, challenges, and successes of SGA member companies. This taskforce focuses on the development and implementation of new technologies and cost-effective practices for enhancing pipeline safety, efficiency and deliverability.

Who We Are?  Natural Gas Industry who are strategic thinkers, leaders, and decision makers within member companies.

What We Do? Provide networking and educational opportunities to industry peers through awards programs, best practice sharing and educational development for SGA events.

Where We Meet? The group meets virtually through webinars, in person at planning meetings and conferences, and for monthly taskforce calls.


  • James M Joseph, Member | Southern Company Gas
  • Sean Michael Lynn, Member | Xcel Energy
  • Rishi Chauhan, SGA Staff Liaison | Southern Gas Association
  • Paul Khuri, Associate Committee Member | SeekOps Inc.
  • Mike Griggs, Member | CenterPoint Energy
  • Kyle R. Potts, Associate Committee Member | EGW Utilities, Inc. – Gas Solutions
  • Keith Winston Ormsby, Associate Committee Member | Artera
  • Joseph James Serrett, Associate Committee Member | UPSCO Inc.
  • Josh Wilson, Associate Committee Member | Allan Edwards
  • Daniel Dessanti, Associate Committee Member | UDC Inc.
  • Brianne Knierman, SGA Staff Liaison | Southern Gas Association
  • Angela C. Whitfield, Member | Southern Company Gas
  • Alnoor Ebrahim, Associate Committee Member | Southern Cross LLC
  • Andrea Martinez, Member | New Mexico Gas Company
  • Andrew Marra, Associate Committee Member | Accumet Corporation
  • Adam Murray, Associate Committee Member | WeldFit