Associations

Pipeline & Gas Journal Accepting Nominations for Annual P&GJ Awards

Pipeline & Gas Journal is accepting nominations for its annual Pipeline & Gas Journal Awards, which will honor the midstream energy segment’s leading innovations and outstanding personal contributions to the industry.

Associations in the News June 2022

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) appointed Lisa Baiton as president & CEO. She replaces Tim McMillan, who left after eight years in the position. Baiton recently led global public affairs at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

Associations in the News May 2022

Associations  The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) announced the recipients of its inaugural GECF Awards.  The ‘Long-Term Commitment to Natural Gas Award’ was conferred on HE Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the minister of State for Energy Affairs of Qatar and president and CEO of QatarEnergy. The ‘GECF..

Associations in the News April 2022

Associations  The American Petroleum Institute (API) said it has announced a new certification program for pipeline facility inspection to meet the natural gas and oil industry’s growing demand for inspectors, improve safety and help reduce emissions.   “The natural gas and oil industry has invest..

Associations in the News March 2022

Associations   ASTM International’s plastic piping systems committee (F17) presented the Frank W. Reinhart and Henry “Butch” Kuhlman Award to James Goddard of Powell, Ohio. An ASTM International member since 1980, Goddard was recognized for his contributions in support of sound and effective plas..

Associations in the News February 2022

Associations   The American Petroleum Institute (API) announced the publication of a first-edition standard providing a framework for pipeline operators to develop a comprehensive pipeline facility integrity management program to strengthen efficiencies, prevent incidents and further reduce greenho..

New API Cyber-Standards Offer Comprehensive Approach for Pipelines

API published its third edition of Standard Pipeline Control Systems Cybersecurity, underscoring the natural gas and oil industry’s ongoing commitment to protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure from malicious and potentially disruptive cyberattacks.

North Dakota System Wins PPI Project of the Year Honors

In May 2021, the application and complexity of the piping system was named Project of the Year by the Energy Piping System Division of the Plastics Pipe Institute Inc.

New Railroad Commission of Texas Rules for Natural Gas Infrastructure

Texas regulators recently took additional steps to prevent another catastrophic loss of power like that experienced during Winter Storm Uri in February 2021.

Associations in the News January 2022

INGAA Names New VP Environment   Jones The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) has named Julia Jones as its vice president of Environment. She brings to INGAA nearly two decades of experience as an environmental attorney.    Prior to joi..

Inaugural P&GJ Awards Winners Honored at In-Person Houston Gala

An elite group of midstream professionals gathered in Houston on November 18th to attend the inaugural Pipeline & Gas Journal Awards gala, which honored the midstream industry’s leading innovations and outstanding personal contributions.

American Petroleum Institute Wants Recognition for Methane Reductions

The American Petroleum Institute lobby group is seeking recognition of reductions in methane emissions by oil and gas producers as the Biden administration moves to regulate the greenhouse gas.

Meet INGAA’s New Security Director

Maggie O’Connell is the new director of Security, Reliability and Resilience at INGAA. Her a background is as a policy analyst and regulatory affairs specialist.

APGA Continues Focus on Advocacy of Natural Gas

In this interview, Alonzo Weaver, chairman of APGA and senior vice president and COO at Memphis Light Gas & Water, discusses APGA’s priorities for the coming year, helping members who are coping with the COVID-19 pandemic and engaging the public concerning natural gas and other topics.

Contractors: Western Canada to Boost Drilling to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Western Canadian oil and gas producers will drill 27% more wells in 2022 than the previous year, returning to pre-pandemic levels as prices rebound and pipeline projects advance, the Canadian Association of Energy Contractors (CAOEC) said.

Inaugural Pipeline & Gas Journal Awards Winners Honored at In-Person Houston Gala

An elite group of midstream professionals gathered in Houston on Thursday evening to attend the inaugural Pipeline & Gas Journal Awards gala, which honored the midstream industry’s leading innovations and outstanding personal contributions.

GTI’s Hydrogen Technology Center to Research Clean Energy Distribution

Recently, Kristine Wiley was named vice president of GTI’s Hydrogen Technology Center, which will facilitate increased use of hydrogen in an integrated energy system to meet the challenges of decarbonization.

World Energy Use Projected to Grow 50% by 2050

In its International Energy Outlook 2021, the U.S. Energy Information Administration projects that, absent significant changes in policy or technology, global energy consumption will increase nearly 50% over the next 30 years.

Interstate Natural Gas Association of America Releases Inaugural Climate Report

The report shows INGAA members are making significant progress on innovative methods to drive down CO2 emissions from their own operations and across the global economy.

Carbon+Intel: Atlanta Boy Scouts, Georgia Natural Gas to Reduce Carbon Emissions

The Atlanta Area Council, Boy Scouts of America is signing onto a program where Georgia Natural Gas purchases and retires carbon offsets on customers’ behalf to make emissions from their natural gas use carbon neutral.

Finalists Announced for the 2021 WPC Excellence Awards

At the World Petroleum Congress, the World Petroleum Council recognizes some of the most outstanding projects and innovations in the oil and gas sector. More than 130 nominated projects were reviewed by the independent judging panel in this cycle’s awards nominations.

American Gas Association Honors Two Industry Leaders with Distinguished Service Award

At the 2021 American Gas Association Executive Conference, the nation’s natural gas utilities honored two visionary leaders who enhanced the natural gas industry through dedication to their companies and communities.

Associations in the News October 2021

George Hamilton has joined the National Utility Contractors Association to lead its membership and chapter development programs. Hamilton previously led the membership department for the International Association of Business Communicators and served as marketing and membership manager at CFRE Intern..

Pipeline & Gas Journal Awards Announces Finalists

Pipeline & Gas Journal Awards judges narrowed down a significant number of nominations and announced finalists Wednesday for its inaugural event in November.

Canadian Energy Pipeline Association Ending Operations

The Canadian Energy Pipeline Association (CEPA) Board of Directors announced the organization will cease operations on Dec. 31 after 28 years due to changes in membership.

AGA Chair Anderson Continues Theme of People, Planet and Potential

AGA Chair David Anderson’s 30 years of industry experience and extensive involvement with both AGA and NGA provide him with a broad industry perspective.

INGAA Welcomes New Director of Security, Reliability and Resilience

The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America announced that Maggie O’Connell has joined the organization as Director of Security, Reliability and Resilience.

17th Pipeline Technology Conference Returns to Berlin for 2022 Event

After two years of the Pipeline Technology Conference being online only, the upcoming ptc will be a hybrid event offering a face-to-face option in Berlin and a virtual platform.

Energy, Manufacturing, Labor and Business Groups Urge Senate to Oppose Punitive Natural Gas Tax

The American Petroleum Institute (API) and 130 organizations across the natural gas and oil supply chain sent a letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works opposing legislation that would place a fee on methane.

NGA Names Charles Crews as President, CEO

The Northeast Gas Association announced that Charles C. Crews was named president and CEO of the association, succeeding Thomas M. Kiley, who served in that role for 36 years.