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2015 Gas Utility Operations Best Practices Program Kickoff Meeting

Host Hotel:
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia (
4949 East Lincoln Drive
Scottsdale, Arizona 85253 USA

The AGA Gas Utility Operations Best Practices Program provides a forum for the identification of procedures and practices that can improve the reliability, safety and cost-efficiency of a company’s operations. Program participants have the opportunity to learn of practices effectively implemented, and new innovative practices that are being utilized, by industry leaders in different aspects of natural gas operations.


AGA Peer Review Program

The American Gas Association Peer Review Program is a voluntary peer-to-peer safety and operational practices review program that will allow local natural gas utilities throughout the nation to observe their peers, share leading practices and identify opportunities to better serve customers and communities.


American Gas Association Playbook

AGA playbookThe American Gas Association 2014 Playbook covers the history of natural gas, the challenges and opportunities of the natural gas industry, and the priority issues and strategies with respect to the production, transmission, distribution and use of America s clean and dom


Buyers Guide

The Natural Gas Industry Buyer's Guide has proven to be a valuable resource for association members and other industry professionals who use the Internet to locate products and services for the entire natural gas industry.


American Gas Foundation

The AGA’s nonprofit arm conducts research to create responsible public policy around natural gas.

Charlotte NC

OSRAC Spring Meeting

Piedmont Natural Gas Company
4720 Piedmont Row Drive
Charlotte, NC 28210

The next meeting of AGA's Operations Section Regulatory Action Committee (OSRAC) will be hosted by Piedmont Natural Gas at their offices in Charlotte, NC. The meeting will run all day on Monday, March 23 and adjourn at noon on Tuesday March 24.

Omni San Diego Hotel

2015 Transmission Pipeline Workshop

Omni San Diego Hotel

675 L Street
San Diego, California 92101

Phone: (619) 231-6664

This workshop will feature presentations and case studies from pipeline operators, regulators and service providers. Presentations will focus on areas where transmission pipeline operators are going beyond current regulations in light of existing proposed federal rulemakings. Regulators, pipeline operators, and service providers are all invited to participate in this forum.

Presentations and discussions will focus on key issues such as:


Clock Test Times (Dec 2014)

This SOS deals with turning on gas service to customers at standard delivery pressure (assuming 8”W.C.), and leak test methods for different types of gas service.


AGA Building Energy Codes & Standards Committee Winter Meeting

Hilton Garden Inn Savannah Historic District
Savannah, GA

The upcoming AGA BECS Committee Meeting will be held on Tuesday - Thursday, January 13-15, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn Savannah in Savannah, Georgia.

There is no registration fee for this meeting, however registration is required. Please register no later than Monday, January 5, 2015.

Click below to view the meeting agenda.

News Release

Natural Gas: The New Energy Foundation: Incoming AGA Chairman Terry McCallister Shares His Energy Vision

Natural gas is America’s new energy foundation says Terry D. McCallister, Chairman and CEO of WGL Holdings, Inc. in Washington, D.C. McCallister will be Chairman of the American Gas Association (AGA) in 2015.

PPDC Resources

These documents were developed by the PPDC to help with submtting reports and to help with DIMP plans.


AGA/EEI Customer Service Conference & Exposition

Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert Street, NW
Washington, DC

Hotel Parking 

Valet parking including in/out privileges ($35 + 18 percent tax per car daily)


Full-Fuel-Cycle Energy and Emission Factors for Building Energy Consumption - 2013 Update

Full-fuel-cycle energy is the energy consumed by an appliance, system, or building as measured at the building site plus the energy consumed in the extraction, processing, and transport of primary fuels such as coal, oil, and natural gas; energy losses in thermal combustion in power-generation plants; and energy losses in transmission and distribution to the building site.


Squeezing Every BTU – Natural Gas Direct Use Opportunities and Challenges

Squeezing Every BTU is about the the market and policy issues related to the using natural gas directly in homes and businesses. The study:

Fact Sheet

Natural Gas in a Smart Energy Future

Natural gas is a foundation fuel for a smart, clean, safe and reliable energy system. It serves as an efficient source of comfort in homes and productivity for businesses. Natural gas has also become a vital fuel source for electric generation – serving peak demand and also balancing the integration of renewable energy.

Fact Sheet

Natural Gas Vehicles

Natural gas in transportation can help lead the way in improving air quality and increasing America’s energy security. This foundation fuel can immediately be put to use across the country to fuel a wide range of transportation options.

Fact Sheet

Natural Gas Utility Overview

More than 71 million homes and businesses rely on clean natural gas to meet their energy needs. Local natural gas utilities are part of a complex energy supply chain that safely and efficiently transports natural gas directly into customers’ homes and offices, ensuring their daily energy needs are met. Natural gas utilities work to deliver what is best for their customers – clean, affordable, efficient energy.

Fact Sheet

Abundant Affordable American

Natural Gas: Our Nation’s Foundation Fuel For The Next Century



On Capitol Hill and beyond, the AGA champions the role of natural gas in energizing America’s future.


Natural Gas Roundtable

AGA formed this nonprofit group to advance natural gas and energy policy issues.


Rates and Regulatory Issues

AGA advocates on behalf of its members in both federal and state regulatory arenas.
News Release

McCurdy Praises Godlewski, New President of NGVAmerica

"Matt is an exceptional professional and an extraordinarily capable leader," McCurdy says


An Increase in Safety Leads to a Decrease in Emissions

Safety is the top priority for America’s natural gas utilities.
According to the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, our domestic abundance of clean natural gas is delivered via the safest energy delivery system in the nation.
Emissions from natural gas utility distribution systems have dropped 22 percent since 1990, even as the number of customers served has increased by 32 percent.
38 states have a program to facilitate accelerated replacement and modernization of natural gas distribution pipelines no longer fit for service.

News Release

Terry D. McCallister Elected AGA Chairman

Terry D. McCallister Elected AGA Chairman

News Release

Natural Gas System Delivered As Promised During Record Winter

Report Signals New Era as Gas Customers Benefit from Local Utility Planning, Preparation and Performance