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Sunday, April 30, 2017

AGA’s McCurdy Says Working with Collette Honorable Is “A Privilege”

Washington, D.C. – American Gas Association President Dave McCurdy released the following statement regarding Colette Honorable’s announcement that she has decided not to seek re-nomination to the Federal Energy...

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

NERC, AGA Launch Security Information Sharing Effort to Leverage Gas-Electric Interdependency, Cooperation

Washington, D.C. – The North American Electric Reliability Corporation and the American Gas Association have launched a new grid and energy delivery security partnership that takes advantage of the growing...

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

McCurdy Tells Senate Energy Committee, “We Need to Maintain Our Existing Cybersecurity Partnerships”

Washington, D.C. – Delivering essential energy to homes and businesses throughout the United States safely and reliably is the top priority for America’s natural gas utilities. American Gas Association (AGA) President...

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

AGA Recognizes Natural Gas Utility Workers' Day

Washington, DC — The American Gas Association (AGA) will recognize utility workers in the natural gas industry on March 18 during the second annual Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day, being celebrated across the country...

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Small Business Energy Use Key to Boosting U.S. Economy, AGA Report Says

Washington, D.C. — Clean, affordable natural gas has led to $76 billion in savings for American businesses since 2009 according to a report the American Gas Association (AGA) released today. Uncovering the U.S. Natura...

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Natural Gas Offers Opportunity to Keep the Domestic Energy Economy Moving Forward Says 2017 AGA Chair

NEW YORK, NY – Pierce Norton used the opportunity during his first official event as Chair of the Board of the American Gas Association (AGA) to highlight that the growth of natural gas in the U.S. has been...

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

American Gas Association Receives WorldatWork 2017 Seal of Distinction

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The American Gas Association (AGA) has received the 2017 Seal of Distinction from WorldatWork, a human resources association focused on retaining an engaged and productive workforce. AGA is one of 1...

Monday, November 14, 2016

National Campaign Launched to Help Protect Customers from Utility Scammers

Washington, DC —On Nov. 14-18, the American Gas Association, in coordination with a number of natural gas utilities and industry trade associations, will launch an inaugural campaign, titled “Utilities United Against...

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

AGA Members Enhance Industry Security by Adopting TSA Guidelines and NIST Framework

Washington, DC – Natural gas utilities are actively engaged in voluntary actions to help enhance the security of the nation’s 2.5 million miles of natural gas pipelines, which span all 50 states with diverse geographi...

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Natural Gas Delivers Greater Value and Lower Emissions for the 2016-17 Winter Heating Season

Washington, D.C. – The direct use of natural gas continues to be the most affordable energy option for home heating and offers lower greenhouse gas emissions than other home energy sources. The American Gas Associatio...

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

AGA Response to Recommendations from the Interagency Task Force on Natural Gas Storage Safety

“Naturalgas storage is fundamental to our nation’s energy use - today and into the future.” Washington, D.C. – Lori Traweek, Chief Operating Officer of the American Gas Association (AGA), released the following...

Monday, October 17, 2016

DOE Underestimates Significant Economic Burdens from Furnace Rule

AGA proposal would provide superior balance between energy efficiency and protecting vulnerable consumers Washington, D.C. – The U. S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Energy...

Friday, October 14, 2016

AGA Co-Sponsors New Initiative to Provide Veterans with Jobs in the Energy Industry

Veterans in Energy Holding National Leadership Summit Today Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) is a proud co-sponsor of Veterans in Energy, a new national professional initiative providing transitio...

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

ONE Gas President and Chief Executive Officer Pierce H. Norton II Elected AGA Chairman for 2017

Washington, D.C. — The American Gas Association (AGA) has announced that Pierce H. Norton II has been elected to serve as Chair of its Board of Directors for 2017. Norton is president and chief executive officer of ON...

Monday, October 3, 2016

Robert C. Skaggs Jr. Receives AGA’s Distinguished Service Award

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) is proud to announce that the 2016Distinguished Service Award has been given to Robert “Bob” C. Skaggs Jr., former chairman and chief executive officer of Columbia...

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Comprehensive Study Explores the Benefits of Expanding Natural Gas Service to the Growing Inventory of Multifamily Buildings

Washington, DC — Today, the American Gas Foundation released a study published by ICF International titled, “Expanding Natural Gas Service to Multifamily Buildings,” focusing on ways in which state and local governmen...

Saturday, September 3, 2016

AGA Responds to Furnace SNOPR

Negative Impacts for Consumers, Environment, Economy Washington, D.C. – Dave McCurdy, President and CEO for the American Gas Association ( AGA ) today issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department ...

Friday, August 19, 2016

NGVAmerica & American Gas Association Statement on EPA/NHTSA Phase 2 Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Trucks

Washington, DC — Today, Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) and the American Gas Association (AGA) issued the following statement on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway...

Sunday, August 7, 2016

AGA Commends FCC Vote to Allow Improved Service-Related Communication

Washington, DC — The American Gas Association (AGA) is pleased that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) ruled that natural gas and electric utilities may send automated calls and text messages to customers...

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Natural Gas Utilities Express Concern and Submit Alternative Approaches to PHMSA’s Gas Transmission and Gathering Pipelines Proposed Rule

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) expressed the deep commitment of natural gas utilities to improving natural gas pipeline safety and working collaboratively with the Pipelines and Hazardous...