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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...

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Future Supply of Natural Gas in the United States Exceeds 3,100 Trillion Cubic Feet, Potential Gas Committee Reports

Washington, D.C. — The Potential Gas Committee (Colorado School of Mines) in coordination with the American Gas Association (AGA), today, released a year-end 2016 biennial report: Potential Gas Supply of Natural Gas i...

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

American Gas Association Launches “Your Energy” Public Education Campaign

WASHINGTON, DC — Today the American Gas Association (AGA) announced the launch of “Your Energy,” a national consumer education campaign aimed at raising awareness about the critical role that natural gas plays in the...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

AGA Applauds Trump Administration’s Action on FERC Nominees

Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) applauds the Trump Administration for nominating Neil Chatterjee and Robert Powelson to fill two of the current three commissioner vacancies at the Federal Energy...

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Natural Gas Utilities Recognized for Outstanding Performance in Worker Safety

Twenty-One AGA Member Companies Receive Safety Achievement Awards Washington, DC —The American Gas Association (AGA) today recognized a number of natural gas utilities and transmission companies for their outstanding...

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...