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On January 23, SGA announced that Suzanne Ogle has been named Senior Vice President SGA and GMRC. Effective February 4, Ms. Ogle will be responsible for several areas including Marketing and Communications, Learning and Professional Development, and Finance and Accounting. In … Continue reading

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Utilities are gearing up to celebrate Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day - March 18th!  Much appreciation to APGA and their Marketing and Sales Committee for several months of planning to claim the special day for the hard working  employees of the … Continue reading

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As you work your way into 2016, don’t forget that the SGA Network can help you, your employees and/or co-workers with training and education through cost effective online learning! Utilize an abundance of virtual learning programs in the SGA Campus, … Continue reading

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There’s a lot of “hysteria” in the public around hydraulic fracturing – It’s causing earthquakes! It’s contaminating our drinking water! Many of our industry professionals are challenged with difficult questions and accusations around fracking, by the general public and even … Continue reading

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As the construction market recovers, the natural gas industry is presented with more opportunity to increase the use of natural gas.  At an estimated 55,000 attendees, the International Builders’ Show (IBS) can be a grand opportunity for natural gas professionals to do … Continue reading

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Nearly 400 women in the energy industry gathered in Denver on June 10 – 12 for the 7th annual Energetic Women’s Conference (service of Midwest ENERGY Association/MEA).  The mission of the conference is to ‘increase the pool of promotable women … Continue reading

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Washington Gas and AGL Resources have been identified as utilities with a unique and diversified approach to partnering with builders, architects and engineers to capture multi-family and/or high-rise market growth.  Two weeks ago, attendees learned about CenterPoint’s multi-family success in … Continue reading

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Today marked the launch of SGA’s two-part webinar, Customer Growth through Successful Multi-family Programs.  Presentations included Natural Gas Infrastructure in Multifamily Construction: The Customer Perspective, presented by Jeremy Koster, Manager of Policy and Resources, Construction, Piedmont Natural Gas.  Josh Tingler, … Continue reading

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SGA is pleased to announce that Jake Wagner joined our staff as an administrative assistant on March 11, after recently graduating from Texas Tech University with a Bachelors of Arts and Sciences in Economics with a minor in History.   Jake has … Continue reading

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Today marked the launch of the quarterly Best Practices Webinars, sponsored by the SGA Professional Development Committee.  Fourteen industry professionals, representing seven utility companies, joined Atmos, Scana, Alagasco and SGA to share and learn about using technology for collaboative learning.  … Continue reading

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