Launch of U.S. Gas Infrastructure Exports Initiative

On Friday, November 17, the U.S. Trade and Development Agency and U.S. industry will launch the U.S. Gas Infrastructure Exports Initiative, to connect American companies to export opportunities across the gas value chain in emerging economies. As U.S. LNG export terminals are coming online, USTDA is expanding its partnership with the American gas industry to…

GTI article: Reducing the Number of Wells Drilled by Increasing Recovery Rates = Smaller Environmental Footprint

More efficient completion technology provides for more environmentally friendly production of our energy resources. Developing a better understanding of stimulated reservoirs and new completion techniques will help industry more efficiently recover these resources. This premise, shared by Eddie Johnston, Senior Vice President of Research and Technology Development, lies at the core of GTI’s Hydraulic Fracturing…

Inaugural Young Pipeline Professionals USA Symposium

On September 21-22, the American Gas Association participated in the inaugural Young Pipeline Professionals event in Houston. This premier 2-day provided young professionals the opportunity to network with and learn from top industry leaders on a variety of topics. From financial analysis to construction and risk management, the YPP USA Symposium offered in-depth review of all aspects…

Global Ambassadors Network event, Canadian Embassy

On September 26, the Canadian Embassy in Washington DC hosted over 100 representatives from dozens of embassies, Capitol Hill and Administration policy makers, regulators, think tanks, energy experts and consultancies, to discuss the Natural Gas Industry and learn more about plans for WGC 2018. It was an outstanding program which included Pulitzer Prize winner Daniel…

NOC Honorary Members Announced

The WGC 2018 National Organizing Committee (NOC) are delighted to announce the addition of 32 new Honorary Members to the Committee. This list of senior level American public policy leaders includes 23 Members of Congress and 9 US Senators who will all serve on the NOC and help to develop and shape the event. Look out for further…

Promoting Gas Market Growth in North America

New gas end-use products, such as residential space conditioning and water heating, commercial foodservice appliances, and industrial equipment are bringing enormous benefits of cost-effective, high-efficiency equipment directly to gas consumers. Using natural gas directly to reduce carbon emissions, these new innovations will help to meet future energy needs efficiently and responsibly. One key example is a…

Natural Gas Roundtable Luncheon

On July 27 another World Gas Conference 2018 presentation took place at the Natural Gas Roundtable Luncheon at the University Club in Washington DC.   Several members of the American Gas Association were in attendance, and Executive Director Jay Copan delivered an update on the upcoming WGC 2018. Other attendees were from companies including Association of…

Young Professionals in Energy Networking Event

On July 26, the American Gas Association hosted a networking evening for Washington DC members of the Young Professionals in Energy group.  Nationwide the group has over 40,000 members, and 3,000 in the DC area, home of the 27th World Gas Conference 2018. Attendees were from different sectors of the industry, including representatives from companies such…

IGU endorsed APGC 2017 returns to Daegu this September

Hosted by Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), Korea Gas Union (KGU) and Energy News, APGC2017 will once again take place in Daegu under the endorsement of the International Gas Union (IGU) and under the Patronage of Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and Ministry of Foreign Affairs. APGC began its new era of internationalization successfully last year, bringing over…

Natural Gas Caucus briefing on Capitol Hill hosts full house

IGU president David Carroll addressed standing room only Capitol Hill crowd at the Natural Gas Caucus briefing on June 29, discussing the global outlook for natural gas and the upcoming World Gas Conference 2018.   Cong. Gene Green (D-TX), co-chair of US House of Representatives Natural Gas Caucus with keynote speakers at the Congressional briefing –…