October 12, 2021

Direct Use of Natural Gas vs. Electrification


Event Overview

The emerging push toward electrification has gained traction in many areas, but is it really a beneficial alternative to the direct use of natural gas?

This webinar reviews the background of electrification and examines the impact it would have on efficiency, carbon emissions, and the cost of energy in the U.S. The participant will learn how to communicate in a positive way about the role of natural gas in the future.

Attendees will receive 1 Professional Development Hours.

Learning Objectives

  • History of electrification in the U.S.
  • Why various groups are pushing for a different type of electrification
  • What electrification would mean for consumers and energy companies
  • About the impact on carbon emissions and energy prices
  • How to communicate effectively about this subject

Who Should Attend

Any industry employees interested in improving their knowledge of the industry and their communication skills, particularly those that are engaged in any way with the public.


Meet the Instructor:

Bill Cantrell, Executive Liaison at Southern Gas Association

William N. (Bill) Cantrell is the Executive Liaison at Southern Gas Association (SGA). With more than 40 years of experience, he has become a trusted leader across the energy industry and developed a passion for working to advance the field. Before joining SGA Bill was president and chief executive officer at SourceGas, now part of Black Hills Corp., an SGA member company. In 2009, he led SGA as chairman of the board of directors. Bill worked for TECO Energy for over 34 years, with the last 12 years serving as President of Peoples Gas. He received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Tampa and a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


From 10-12-2021 1:00 pm CST until 10-12-2021 2:15 pm CST


Registration Information
Members $75
Non-Members $125

3% fee applied if paying by a credit card

Who can attend?

SGA Cancellation Policy "C"

Have any questions? Contact us. memberservices@southerngas.org