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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Terri Oliva Joins AGA as Chief Financial Officer

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association today announced that Terri Oliva will join AGA as Chief Financial Officer, beginning in August. Oliva joins AGA from the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) where she held t...

Thursday, June 17, 2021

AGA Named Top Workplace by The Washington Post for Seventh Consecutive Year

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) has been named one of The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces in the Washington, D.C. area for the seventh consecutive year . Selection is based solely on employee...

Thursday, May 27, 2021

AGA Supports Intent of TSA Cybersecurity Regulations

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) supports today’s announcement by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of new regulations for pipeline cybersecurity.  “We support the intent of the...

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

AGA Board of Directors Takes Step to Advance Cybersecurity, Safety, & Environmental Stewardship

Washington, D.C. – At an American Gas Association Board of Directors meeting today, the Board moved to advance their commitment to cybersecurity through a resolution to support reasonable cybersecurity regulations....

Monday, May 10, 2021

AGA Statement on Colonial Pipeline Incident

Washington, D.C. – Kimberly Denbow, the American Gas Association’s Managing Director, Security and Operations released the following statement regarding the cybersecurity incident involving the Colonial Pipeline Co....

Thursday, April 22, 2021

AGA’s Harbert: Natural Gas Industry Has Proven Emissions Reduction Track Record

Washington, D.C. – American Gas Association (AGA) President and CEO Karen Harbert made the following statement in response to President Biden setting a 2030 greenhouse gas reduction target: “America’s natural gas...

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Natural Gas Distribution Emissions Continue to Fall

Washington, DC - The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks , which shows that annual emissions from the natural gas distribution system declined 69...

Friday, April 9, 2021

Gas Utilities Support Methane Reduction Innovations

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) applauds the U.S. Department of Energy for allocating up to $35 million for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program focused on developing...

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

U.S. Sets New Two-Day Record for Natural Gas Delivery

Washington, D.C . – 151.7 billion cubic feet (Bcf) of natural gas was delivered in the United States on February 14, 2021 and 149.8 Bcf was delivered on February 15 making Sunday the second-highest delivery day ever a...

Monday, February 1, 2021

Picture the Potential: The 2021 AGA Playbook

Washington, D.C. – Today, the American Gas Association (AGA) launched the 2021 AGA Playbook . The theme, “Picture the Potential,” outlines how the natural gas industry is innovating today to create a brighter future f...

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

AGA Welcomes New Administration

Washington, D.C. – American Gas Association President and CEO Karen Harbert today welcomed President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, saying: “I want to extend my sincere congratulations to President Joe...

Thursday, January 14, 2021

AGA Welcomes DOE Decision on Residential Furnaces and Commercial Water Heaters

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) welcomes a decision today by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on residential furnaces and commercial water heaters saying: “AGA fully supports DOE continuing to...

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

American Gas Foundation Announces Study Outlining Energy Resilience Framework

Washington, D.C. – Today the American Gas Foundation (AGF) released a new study providing context to the important role natural gas plays in creating a more resilient future. “If there is one thing that is clear from...

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Statement by AGA President and CEO Karen Harbert on Violence in Washington, DC

Washington, D.C. – Today, AGA President and CEO Karen Harbert released the following statement about the ongoing unrest in the District of Columbia:  “What we are seeing today in Washington, DC is a horrible and...

Tuesday, December 22, 2020

Congress Makes Significant Strides to Support Communities, Enhance Pipeline Safety

Washington, D.C. – America’s natural gas utilities are pleased to see important energy provisions, community protections and the reauthorization of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA)...

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Incoming AGA Chair Says 2021 Will Be A Pivotal Year for the Gas System

WASHINGTON, D.C. – David Anderson, Chair of the Board of Directors for the American Gas Association (AGA) for 2021, is taking on the role at a time when the industry continues to innovate and advance a low carbon...

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Natural Gas is the Low-Carbon Affordable Fuel This Winter

Washington, D.C. – Today, during its annual Winter Outlook, the American Gas Association (AGA) announced that customers who use natural gas to heat their homes could expect to see bills up to 71 percent lower than...

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

David Anderson, NW Natural, to Lead as AGA Chair

Washington D.C. – David H. Anderson , President & CEO of NW Natural in Portland, OR, will Chair the American Gas Association (AGA) Board of Directors in 2021. The Board voted unanimously during a virtual meeting earli...

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

AGA Presents 2020 Distinguished Service Award to Kent Larson

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) awarded the 2020 Distinguished Service Award to Kent Larson. Kent Larson served Xcel Energy for 38 years as an operations leader in the energy industry. Larson was...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Natural Gas Associations Band Together to Expand National Mutual Aid Program

Washington, D.C. – Last week, the American Gas Association (AGA), American Public Gas Association (APGA), Northeast Gas Association (NGA), Southern Gas Association (SGA) and the MEA Energy Association (MEA) announced...