NPC Study Emphasizes Significant Opportunities for Natural Gas Vehicles

Washington, D.C. – Developing the market for natural gas vehicles enhances our energy security, our competitiveness, and encourages the expansion of transportation fueling infrastructure and technologic advances. The American Gas Association (AGA) today applauded the release of the National Petroleum Council (NPC) study, Advanced Technology for America’s Transportation Future, which discusses the opportunities and challenges […]

Gov. Gregoire announces member appointments to the Citizens Committee on Pipeline Safety

Governor Chris Gregoire has announced the appointment of the following members to the Citizens Committee on Pipeline Safety. Christian Amend of Pasco has been appointed to a term effective August 1, 2012, ending July 31, 2015. Christian is a Cognizant System Engineer for Bechtel National, Inc. and a member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers […]

McCurdy: Developing Natural Gas Vehicle Market Enhances Energy Security and Economy

Washington, D.C. – Dave McCurdy, president and CEO of the American Gas Association, testified today before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources about the opportunities for, current level of investment in, and barriers to the expanded use of natural gas as a fuel for transportation. Here is his opening statement as prepared […]

AGA President and CEO to Testify Before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on July 24

Washington, DC – On Tuesday, July 24, The Hon. Dave McCurdy, president and CEO of the American Gas Association, will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The Full Committee will consider the opportunities for, current level of investment in, and barriers to the expanded use of natural gas as a […]

FERC Schedules Conferences on Gas-Electric Coordination

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today announced the dates and locations for five regional technical conferences on better coordination between natural gas and electricity markets. The conferences will explore gas-electric interdependence as well as ways to improve coordination and communication between the two industries. Public comments filed with the Commission earlier this year identified […]

Natural Gas Utilities: Building and Enhancing an Advanced Energy Delivery System

Washington, D.C. – Advances in American technology for natural gas production have unlocked an abundance of this domestic clean energy source which has contributed to huge savings for residential and commercial customers. America’s natural gas utilities are using this opportunity to continue to improve our nation’s natural gas infrastructure, and they are working with local […]

Northwest Gas & Power Groups Commend Planned FERC Workshops but Stress Regional Differences

PORTLAND, OR – The Northwest Gas Association (NWGA) and the Pacific Northwest Utilities Conference Committee (PNUCC) compliment the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for its decision to hold regional workshops on coordination as reliance on natural gas for power generation increases across the country. In joint comments on FERC Docket AD12-12 submitted by the NWGA, […]

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