CURRENT ISSUE: APRIL 2011
The New Realities of the Natural Gas Industry: From Wellhead to Customer
In this special, three-part series, American Gas examines the current and future outlook for supply, infrastructure and end use.
Inside This Issue:
President’s Message: President’s Message
Safety is Job One
Every stakeholder in the energy delivery business must work proactively to improve safety.
Part I: Then There Was Abundance
BY CHRIS McGILL AND BRUCE G. KAUFFMANN—For 30 years, natural gas supply struggled to keep pace with demand, often resulting in shortages and volatile prices. Today, new sources and technologies have resulted in abundant supply and moderate, stable prices.
Part II: Through the Pipeline
BY S. LAWRENCE PAULSON—An aging infrastructure—and funding concerns—are presenting a challenge to America’s natural gas utilities. Still, safety remains Job No. 1.
Part III: Priority Pathways for Growth
BY THOMAS MASSARO—The AGA Growth Task Force offers an action plan to increase natural gas market share in five key areas.
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