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Pipeline Safety Improves Over Five Years, Focuses on Community Engagement and Low-Carbon Solutions

Despite increases in pipeline mileage and the volume of barrels transported, the American Petroleum Institute's recent report reveals that pipeline safety has seen improvement across various key metrics over the past five years.

INGAA Foundation Names Hebe Shaw as New Executive Director

The INGAA Foundation announced at the 2024 INGAA and INGAA Foundation Spring Meeting that Hebe Shaw has been promoted to the role of Executive Director, effective April 1, 2024.

INGAA Commends House Leaders for Advancing Pipeline Safety Bill

Amy Andryszak, president and CEO of INGAA, commended the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce for its progress in advancing the Pipeline Safety, Modernization, and Expansion Act of 2024.

New Foundation Chair Focusing on Boosting Strategic Plan

With safety being at the forefront of all things concerning pipeline projects, new INGAA Chair Sean Nicholson certainly comes well-equipped for his new role. In this exclusive interview with Pipeline & Gas Journal, Nicholson discusses his plans and priorities as the new chair of INGAA.

Business News January 2024

Association news, personnel changes and mergers and acquisitions in January 2024!

APGA Continues Focus on Advocacy of Natural Gas

(P&GJ) – Formed in 1961, the American Public Gas Association (APGA) has played an instrumental role in the operations of more than 700 member companies in 36 states ever since, by representing its members before Congress and other federal agencies through careful assembling of regulatory and legislative positions.

INGAA Publishes 2023 Climate Report

(P&GJ) — The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) has published its second Climate Report, highlighting member company progress in delivering reliable energy while reducing emissions.

INGAA Foundation Appoints New Board Leadership

(P&GJ) — The INGAA Foundation Board of Directors elected Sean Nicholson as chair and Kim Tarr as vice chair of the INGAA Foundation for a one-year term starting November 10, 2023.

INGAA Responds to Winter Storm Elliott Report, Emphasizes Need for Enhanced Infrastructure

(P&GJ) — The recently released Winter Storm Elliott Report sheds light on the proactive measures taken by members of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) to uphold system integrity during the severe weather event.

Business News November 2023

Association news, personnel changes and mergers and acquisitions in November 2023!

Business News October 2023

Association news, personnel changes and mergers and acquisitions in October 2023!

Midstream Winners Honored at Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards Gala

(P&GJ) — Pipeline & Gas Journal is excited to announce the winners of the midstream categories at the inaugural Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards. Industry experts gathered at Houston's Post Oak Hotel for a grand gala, combining the recognition programs of World Oil, Hydrocarbon Processing, Pipeline & Gas Journal, and Petroleum Economist.

AMPP Launches Industrial Coating Application Training Program

(P&GJ) — This program is a flexible and comprehensive solution for training industrial sprayers and abrasive blasters, designed to attract and train those new to the workforce or provide needed training to experienced individuals seeking to gain industry-recognized credentials.

Join Us for the Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards: Where Excellence Takes Center Stage

(P&GJ) — In just two days, the prestigious Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards will take center stage, celebrating the finest achievements in the energy industry. This event combines the recognition programs of World Oil, Hydrocarbon Processing, Pipeline & Gas Journal, and Petroleum Economist into a single grand gala, is set to be a pinnacle celebration of excellence.

Business News September 2023

Association news, personnel changes and mergers and acquisitions in September 2023!

AMPP Chair Looks for Global Outreach

(P&GJ) — In Amir Eliezer’s mind, his path in life has always led him toward practical research, which is where he found his kinship with AMPP and its membership.

Finalists Unveiled for Midstream Categories in Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards

(P&GJ) — Pipeline & Gas Journal is thrilled to announce the distinguished finalists for the midstream categories in the inaugural Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards.

Applying Social Learning to Develop Pipeline Competence

(P&GJ) — The changes occurring in the pipeline industry call for more effective learning cycles, critical thinking, faster application of new knowledge, and the regeneration and evolution of competence within its workforce.

Associations in the News July 2023

Associations in the News July 2023

Reminder: Deadline to Nominate for Midstream Honors Is July 15

(P&GJ) — Pipeline and Gas Journal would like to remind those in midstream that midnight, July 15, is the absolute final deadline to submit nominees for the Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards.

Associations in the News May 2023

Associations in the News May 2023

AGA Chair Sees Future Shaped by Education, Innovation

(P&GJ) — Suzanne Sitherwood sat down with Pipeline & Gas Journal in March – the same week she announced her upcoming retirement from Spire – to discuss her career, her outlook for the natural gas industry and her objectives as the 2023 chair of the American Gas Association (AGA).

Associations in the News April 2023

Associations in the News April 2023

SGA’s New Chair Stresses Operational Excellence

(P&GJ) — The new chair of the Southern Gas Association (SGA), Luke Litteken, started his career in natural gas right out of technical college taking a job with Minnegasco (now CenterPoint Energy) in Minnesota as a technician, partly because he enjoys the outdoors. Twenty-five years later, he had the opportunity to move over to Xcel Energy, where he is now the senior vice president of the gas business.

Associations in the News March 2023

Associations in the News March 2023

AMPP Appoints Alan Thomas as CEO

(P&GJ) — The Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP), a global nonprofit representing more than 32,000 members in the materials, corrosion and coatings industries – among them pipeline companies – has appointed Alan Thomas as its new chief executive officer effective April 1.

PPIM Conference Underway in Downtown Houston

(P&GJ) — The 35th International Pipeline Pigging & Integrity Management Conference (PPIM 2023) is dedicated to pigging for maintenance and inspection, as well as pipeline integrity evaluation and repair. The event includes an exhibition showcasing pigging, ILI, and integrity management services.

Associations in the News February 2023

Associations in the News February 2023

18th Pipeline Technology Conference Promotes the Development of Young Talent in the Pipeline Industry

(P&GJ) — The 18th Pipeline Technology Conference (ptc) is set to take place in Berlin from May 8-11, 2023. Europe's premier address for pipeline industry professionals will offer a look into the pipeline future, with a broad range of 1-day seminars, panel discussions, technical sessions, operator round-tables, award ceremonies and social events.

Associations in the News January 2023

Associations in the News January 2023