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AGA Chair Embraces Technology as Key to Natural Gas’ Role in Energy Transition

For 2022, Kim Greene has taken on an additional leadership role as chair of the American Gas Association (AGA), bringing her passion for the industry and its safe delivery of natural gas to the top of the organization.

People in the News May 2022

People  Superior Pipeline Company announced three key promotions on its senior management team.  Bill Ward was promoted to president of the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based company from senior vice president of Commercial Activities. Ed Alexander was promoted to chief financial officer and controller from sen..

People in the News April 2022

People Avangrid Pedro Azagra Blázquez to succeed Dennis Arriola as chief executive officer, effective May 28, one of numerous recent changes at the Orange, Connecticut-based company that include the announced departures of its CEO and chief financial officer.   An announcement said Arriola, who wa..

Whitney Fairbanks Named President of Cameron LNG

Fairbanks spent over a decade at Hunt Oil Company, where he managed Hunt LNG Operating Company, the operator of Peru LNG, consisting of a 4.4 MTPA LNG liquefaction plant and a 400-km natural gas pipeline.

Obituary: Daniel Etter

Obituary   Longtime Berg Pipe employee Daniel Wendell (Dan) Etter died Jan. 25, in Panama City, Florida.   Dan, and his wife Debi, both began working at Berg Pipe in 1980 at the Panama City facility before relocating to Mobile in 2012.  He spent more 40 years at Berg Pipe, starting as a repair wel..

People in the News March 2022

People   Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairman Rich Glick announced that Nicole Sitaraman has joined the Office of Public Participation (OPP) as deputy director.  OPP is the newest office at FERC, created last year to help the public engage with the commission’s regulatory process. ..

Perspective: Security for US and Europe Begins with New Energy Policy

It is high time that the U.S. forges a new energy policy, based on facts and common sense. Before Tuesday’s decision to halt the import of Russian oil and gas, the Biden Administration had put more sanctions on U.S. oil and gas than on Russian oil and gas.

USW, Marathon Agree to Set 4-Year Pattern for Oil Sector Bargaining

The agreement will impact over 30,000 oil refinery, petrochemical plant, pipeline and terminal employees in more than 200 USW represented bargaining units.

People in the News February 2022

People   Cepak EnLink Midstream appointed Tiffany (TJ) Thom Cepak to its board of directors. Cepak previously served as the chief financial officer of Energy XXI Gulf Coast, KLR Energy Acquisition and its successor, Rosehill Resources, and EPL Oil & Gas. C..

Williams Hires LNG Executives for New Marketing Arm

U.S. natural gas pipeline operator Williams Companies has hired two veteran executives to set up an LNG marketing operation, according to employee profiles and people familiar with the matter.

People in the News January 2022

People  Weaver Pipeline infrastructure company Interflow has named Daniel Weaver as its new managing director, marking the fourth generation of family leadership at the Sydney, Australia-based firm. His father, former CEO Geoff Weaver, will remain as chair..

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.

People in the News December 2021

Noack Plains All American appointed Dan Noack to the recently created role of vice president, Emerging Energy and Process Optimization and the formation of a cross-functional Emerging Energy team. Noack has more than 25 years of energy industry experience a..

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.

Pembina CEO Mick Dilger Steps Down

Pembina Pipeline Corporation announced that Mick Dilger has stepped down as president and CEO to pursue other opportunities. Chief Financial Officer Scott Burrows will take the top job on an interim basis.

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.

People in the News November 2021

Garcia Rosa García was appointed as new chairwoman of Madrid-based liquids distribution and storage logistics provider Exolum, succeeding José Luis López de Silanes, who served as chairman for 16 years and will now become honorary chairman. She brings three..

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.

People in the News October 2021

McAnally ONE Gas Inc. announced Robert S. McAnnally has been named president and CEO and joined the company’s board of directors, succeeding Pierce H. Norton II, who is now president and CEO of ONEOK Inc. McAnnally has been with ONE Gas for six years, initi..

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.

People in the News September 2021

Cole DTE Energy appointed Rodney Cole as vice president of the DTE Energy Foundation and director of community engagement for Public Affairs at DTE Energy. In his new role, Cole will lead the DTE Foundation’s operations and grant strategies. Also at DTE, Da..

NDT Global Appoints New President

NDT Global announced the appointment of Trevor MacFarlane to the role of president. MacFarlane was previously president and CEO of Dynamic Risk, a company acquired by NDT Global's parent company, Eddyfi/NDT, in March.

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.

Colonial Pipeline Restarts as Ida Damage Assessments Face Hurdles

Colonial Pipeline restarted on Tuesday while other efforts to assess damages to energy infrastructure were slowed by widespread flooding from Hurricane Ida and power outages.

People in the News August 2021

CorEnergy Executives Recognized for Industry Leadership   CorEnergy Infrastructure Trust, which owns and operates or leases natural gas transmission and distribution lines and crude oil gathering, storage and transmission pipelines and associated rights-of-way, announced that two of its executives ..

Burns & McDonnell’s Glaeser Looks to Pipeline Integrity Future

In this conversation with P&GJ, Scott Glaeser discusses ramifications of the Mega Rule, upgrading existing pipelines and cybersecurity.

People in the News July 2021

  Glaeser Scott Glaeser has joined Burns & McDonnell, where he will start up and lead a pipeline integrity practice within the Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Group. Over a career spanning nearly 35 years, Glaeser has served in a number of officer roles ..

ONE Gas’ Norton to Lead ONEOK as Spencer Retires

ONEOK, Inc. announced that Pierce H. Norton II will become its president and CEO and join its board of directors upon the retirement of Terry K. Spencer on Sept. 30 after 20 years with the company, including more than seven years as president and CEO.

Yergin to Receive WPC Dewhurst Award

Author and industry expert Daniel Yergin is being recognized for his exceptional contributions to the oil, gas and energy industry with the highest honor of the World Petroleum Council, the Dewhurst Award, WPC announced.