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Friday, September 14, 2018

American Gas Association Statement on Incident in Massachusetts

Washington, D.C. – “Our hearts go out to those who are suffering and have lost loved ones and homes as a result of the tragic incidents in Massachusetts. Safety is at the very core of the work we do as an industry and...

Monday, August 6, 2018

Report Examines Natural Gas Performance During Recent Extreme Weather Events; Underscores Preparedness

Washington, D.C. – With the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey’s U.S. landfall approaching, the Natural Gas Council (NGC), which represents the companies that collectively manage nearly all aspects of the...

Friday, June 22, 2018

AGA Recognized as Top Workplace for Fourth Consecutive Year

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of The Washington Post's 2018 Top Workplaces, the fourth consecutive year the organization has received thi...

Thursday, June 21, 2018

AGA Welcomes More Than 12,000 To Washington, DC for Global Gas Conversation

Washington, D.C. –  The American Gas Association (AGA) is excited to welcome more than 12,000 people to our nation’s capital for an international discussion about pathways towards natural gas as a foundation fuel for...

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

AGA President and CEO Dave McCurdy Announces Plans to Retire in February 2019

Washington, D.C. - American Gas Association (AGA) President and CEO Dave McCurdy released the following statement today:  “Growing up in Oklahoma, natural gas was a part of the fabric of our community. I saw, firsthan...

Thursday, March 1, 2018

AGA’s McCurdy: A tariff on steel will increase the cost of certain pipelines and components

Washington, D.C. – American Gas Association (AGA) President and CEO Dave McCurdy released the following statement today: “American Gas Association (AGA) members operate a network of pipelines that is more than two...

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

America’s Natural Gas Utilities Add One New Customer Every Minute

2018 AGA Playbook Debuts Fresh Data and New Digital Features Washington, D.C. – Natural gas utilities add an average of one new customer every minute nationwide, according to the 2018 American Gas Association (AGA)...

Monday, January 29, 2018

AGA’s McCurdy Calls on the Administration to Expand Opportunity for All Americans

Natural Gas Utilities Seek Greater Clarity from Pipeline Regulations   Washington, D.C. – Ahead of the annual State of the Union address, American Gas Association (AGA) President and CEO Dave McCurdy is calling on the...

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Natural Gas Utility Customers Benefit From Tax Reform

Washington, D.C. – Millions of Americans that use natural gas will benefit from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by the House and Senate and headed to the President for his signature. Several provisions in the bill wi...

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

CGA Joins Canada-U.S. Physical, Cyber Security Information Sharing Network

Ottawa - The Canadian Gas Association has joined a network that facilitates information sharing between Canadian and U.S. natural gas delivery companies to support the continued safe and reliable supply of energy to...

Friday, December 8, 2017

AGA Chair: Natural Gas Utilities Are Thinking About Energy Consumers of the Future

Kimberly Harris, President/CEO of Puget Sound Energy, outlines her vision for the next 100 years Washington, D.C. – Kimberly Harris says that meeting customers’ changing needs has always been the key to success for...

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

AGA Welcomes NARUC Report on State Efforts to Expand Natural Gas Infrastructure

Washington, D.C. – Millions of Americans do not currently have access to the benefits of natural gas and have asked their local policymakers to enable the expansion of natural gas infrastructure to deliver the...

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

DOE Recommendations Echo AGA Suggestions for Smart Energy Use

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) has held discussions with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) regarding the best way to utilize our abundant natural resources to increase energy affordability,...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Colder Winter Means U.S. Natural Gas Customers May See 5% Bill Increase

Clean Natural Gas Will Continue to be the Most Affordable Option for Home Heating Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) said today that natural gas customers nationwide may experience a five percent...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Kimberly J. Harris, Puget Sound Energy President & CEO Elected AGA Chair for 2018

Washington, D.C. — The American Gas Association (AGA) has announced that Kimberly J. Harris has been elected to serve as Chair of its Board of Directors for 2018. Harris is the President & CEO of Puget Sound Energy...

Monday, October 2, 2017

Glenn R. Jennings Receives AGA’s Distinguished Service Award

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) is proud to announce that Glenn R. Jennings, Chairman, President & CEO of Delta Natural Gas Co., Inc. in Winchester, KY has received the 2017 Distinguished Service...

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

AGA Welcomes Gage as New President of NGVAmerica

Washington, D.C. – American Gas Association (AGA) President and CEO Dave McCurdy says Dan Gage, newly announced President of Natural Gas Vehicles for America ( NGVAmerica ,) will continue the terrific momentum of the...

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

American Gas Association Joins National Clean Energy Week Steering Committee

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) announced today that it will join the Steering Committee of National Clean Energy Week (NCEW). AGA represents more than 200 local energy companies that deliver cle...

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Natural Gas Industry Welcomes Department of Energy Report on Electricity Market and Reliability

Physical, operational and contractual principles make natural gas system reliable, flexible Washington, D.C. – The Natural Gas Council, which collectively represents companies that produce, transport and deliver clean...

Monday, July 31, 2017

Natural Gas Industry Releases Practical, Comprehensive Guide to Natural Gas Reliability and Resilience

Physical, operational and contractual principles make system uniquely reliable and flexible Washington, D.C. – The Natural Gas Council, which collectively represents companies that produce, transport and deliver clean...