• SGA-Energy Solutions Center meeting in Phoenix (to explore ways to partner and collaborate)
  • Garry Tripp, Energy Transfer, 2012 Chairman of SGA DOT 192 Compliance Committee – in SGA office to review content
  • Environmental, Safety & Health, and Training Professionals Conference – Planning meeting in St. Louis
  • Video-taping of the March Network broadcast – “Ethics,” featuring Jeff Havens who has presented (entertained) at several SGA and GMRC events over the past two years – always popular with our members.
  • Conducted the “How to Plan and Facilitate an Effective Meeting” webinar for 70 SGA Network members.
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The American Gas Association (AGA) 2013 Policy Handbook -“Playbook” is the essential handbook for natural gas information. This Playbook includes up-to-date facts on natural gas and the natural gas industry, including pipeline safety, supply, responsible resource development, energy efficiency and … View interactive Playbook →

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SGA would like to congratulate Ron Jibson, Chairman, President & CEO, Questar, for being elected to Chair the American Gas Association in 2013. Ron and our Chairman, Arthur Corbin, President & CEO, Municipal Gas Authority of Georgia, serve together on the GTI Board of Directors.

Arthur and the SGA Leadership values partnerships and Arthur recently sent these talking points to Ron in support of his five priorities at AGA for 2013: Continue reading

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Mike Grubb (L), SGA, recognizes Garry Tripp (R), Energy Transfer, for his leadership and work on the Transmission Technical Training Committee.  The SGA remains relevant and strong based on the hard work and dedication of the 300+ volunteers on 48 committees working on various projects throughout the industry.  Thank you Garry and all the other volunteers of the SGA!

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Busy two weeks:

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We’d like to welcome Chesapeake Energy Corp. to SGA.

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  • AECOM
  • Cardno ENTRIX
  • EDGE Engineering
  • Merjent
  • Natural Resource Group
  • Stantec Consulting
  • TRC Companies
  • WSA (Wm Self Associates)
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    Mike Grubb (left), president and CEO of the Southern Gas Association, presents Kim Cocklin with a crystal gavel, in appreciation of his service as the 2012 SGA chairman.

“Kim did an outstanding job for us this year,” Grubb said. “He not only wants his company to do well but wants the natural gas industry to excel, operating safely and efficiently. The Southern Gas Association staff enjoyed working under Kim Cocklin’s leadership in 2012.”

 

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It takes an army to plan a large Southern Gas Association Conference!

Over 65 committee members met February 11-13, at the Hyatt Regency Houston to plan roundtable agendas, contact speakers and share ideas for the 2013 Operating Conference.  Sixteen committees will have roundtables and breakout sessions.  These committees are:

Attendees will learn smart practices and lessons learned from peers and industry experts.  Over 100 suppliers will be onsite at the conference to showcase the latest products and services available to the industry.  Make plans to attend the SGA Operating Conference July 22-24, 2013, at the Hyatt Regency Houston.

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Mike Grubb, SGA President & CEO, caught up with Will Hussey for lunch in Houston. Will is former Sr. VP at ConocoPhillips and a long time SGA Board member. Will recently retired from CP and is enjoying his family including two grandkids.

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