On January 14, 2015, the Administration announced actions to cut methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 – 45% 2012 levels by 2025.
Reading this Fact Sheet from the Press Secretary, it would seem that much of this is directed toward production and completion with some emphasis on transmission. It would not be unlikely that this would enlarge to involve Distribution companies as well.
Thanks to Dave Schryver with the American Public Gas Association for sending this to the Association.
The TGA Winter Board and Committee Meetings are coming up in two weeks.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
8:30 Committee Meetings
11:30 Lunch for golfers
12:30 Tee Time – Golf
6:30 Dinner – Southside Market Barbeque
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
8:30 TGA Board Meeting
When TGA Board meeting ends, the Scholarship Board will meet
Call the TGA office (281-497-8427) with any additional questions
For those of you planning on applying for the scholarship, be sure to have your submission at the TGA office, or postmarked by that date.
As a reminder, the scholarship is for entering freshmen who are children of employees of TGA Member Companies.
Good luck and be sure to meet the deadline!
Put it on your calendar today!
The 2015 TGA Operations and Management Conference is scheduled for June 7 – 10, 2015 in Galveston, Texas at the Moody Gardens Convention Facility.
This summer’s meeting will be a great opportunity for a family outing, with great entertainment at Moody Gardens and the other fantastic opportunities in Galveston. Bring the entire family for a great vacation and a great meeting for the natural gas industry.
The agenda is still a work in progress, but stands to be the best O & M Conference ever produced by the Texas Gas Association.
The Railroad Commission Reorganizes
Below is an announcement regarding the Reorganization of the management structure of the RRC:
From: Milton A. Rister
Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2014 3:22 PM
Kari French, currently the Division Director of Gas Services, has been named the Director of Oversight and Safety. The divisions of Pipeline Safety, Gas Services and Alternative Energy will all report to Kari in her new role. This reorganization will help the Railroad Commission bring even greater efficiency and consistency to the important operations of this agency, allowing us to better serve our state. Continue reading
January 27 and 28, 2015
Hilton Lost Pines Resort
575 Hyatt Lost Pines Road,
Cedar Creek, TX 78612 – (512) 308-1234
The Board and Committee meetings are a great opportunity to get actively involved with the Texas Gas Association!
The TGA block of rooms is sold out, but the Hyatt still has rooms at their normal rate. if you wish to stay elsewhere, links to accommodations near the Hyatt can be found at this link.
You need to register for the meetings and golf so the Association can plan for you. The link to the registration form is here.
The schedule for the meetings is as follows: Continue reading
Happy New Year from the Texas Gas Association.
Now is the time to make a resolution to become an active member of the Association.
The TGA is a “bottom-up” organization, which means the active members and their vision and ideas, determine the course of the Association. It is these ideas that have made the TGA the great association that it is today.
Become active and make your vision and ideas known!
We look forward to seeing you next year and encourage you to become actively involved with the workings of the Texas Gas Association.
It is a great opportunity to become involved with your peers in the industry and to share best practices and visions for the industry
Join a committee, teach a class, come to the Board Meetings and attend the various Roundtables that would be to your liking.