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Company & Association News

April 2016, Vol. 243, No. 4

Association News Low domestic natural gas prices led to savings of almost $69 billion for residential natural gas customers over the past four years, according to the American Gas Association’s 2016 American Gas Association Playbook. Filled with new data and detailed graphics, this handbook can be accessed online at www/aga.org/playbook.  For hard copies, visit shamm@aga.org. The Texas Alliance of Energy Producers named John Tintera, a consultant with the Alliance since 2012, executive vice president, Government Relations. Other changes saw James M. Wortham hired as director, Member Services for North Texas; Gloria Leal named general counsel; […]

Property Values Unaffected by Presence of Pipelines, New Report Finds

April 2016, Vol. 243, No. 4

Special to Pipeline & Gas Journal The presence of an underground natural gas transmission pipeline does not affect the sales prices or value of residential properties, according to a new study, “Pipeline Impact to Property Value and Property Insurability,” conducted by Integra Realty Resources on behalf of The INGAA Foundation Inc. “We undertook an independent study of residential properties in proximity to natural gas pipelines in the Southeast, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and Northeast United States,” said IRR Senior Managing Director David Dominy. ‘By identifying residential neighborhoods that were bordered or bisected by at least one pipeline, […]

PLCA Draws 600 Delegates to 68th Annual Convention

April 2016, Vol. 243, No. 4

Frank O. Welch, president of Rockford Corporation, presided over the Pipe Line Contractors Association’s 68th Annual Convention recently at the group’s recent annual meeting at the Hyatt Regency Scottsdale in Arizona. New officers elected for 2016 included Bernie Bermack of Pe Ben USA, Inc., president; Robert A. Reiss, Sr., Sheehan Pipe Line Construction Co., as 1st vice president; Robert C. Osborn, Michels Corporation, 2nd vice president and Jimmy L. Crotts, Appalachian Pipeline Contractors LLP as treasurer. Directors serving for 2016 are Christopher T. Leines, Minnesota Limited, LLC and Kelly Osborn, U.S. Pipeline, Inc.; Brian Ganske, […]