2019 AGA Operations Biennial Exhibition Kicks off in Nashville, TN Virtual Press Room Goes Live Tomorrow

News Release April 29, 2019

Nashville, TN – The 2019 AGA Operations Conference & Biennial Exhibition begins on Tuesday, April 30th in Nashville, TN and runs through May 3rd. The annual conference is the natural gas industry’s premier gathering of utility and transmission company operations management across the U.S. and the world. An exhibition is held every two years in conjunction with the conference.

“America’s natural gas utilities go above and beyond to enhance safety through the sharing of best practices and the development of innovative technologies that help us do our jobs more efficiently and contribute to the affordability and reliability of natural gas,” said AGA’s President and CEO, Karen Harbert. “The AGA Operations Conference & Biennial Exhibition is the place to see first-hand the new technologies and techniques that will enable natural gas to continue to be a leading part of our nation’s prosperity and clean energy future.”

The Operations Conference is AGA’s largest forum, with more than 1,800 natural gas utility, operations management professionals sharing technical knowledge, ideas and practices to promote the safe, reliable, and cost-effective delivery of natural gas to the end-user. The exhibition celebrates the innovation, ingenuity and persistence of our service provider and manufacturing community. The products at the exhibition help support natural gas utilities and our priorities, including our top priority of enhancing safety for employees, contractors and pipelines. This year’s exhibition will feature more than 275 vendors displaying across 120,000 square feet. The 2019 event will draw over 3,000 people in total.

The conference’s Virtual Press Room (VPR) is a platform for companies participating in the exhibition to announce new technologies, partnerships and initiatives. It will go live when the event begins tomorrow. To access the VPR, please click here.

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The American Gas Association, founded in 1918, represents more than 200 local energy companies that deliver clean natural gas throughout the United States. There are more than 73 million residential, commercial and industrial natural gas customers in the U.S., of which 95 percent — more than 69 million customers — receive their gas from AGA members. Today, natural gas meets more than one-fourth of the United States' energy needs.