www.apga.org APGA Newshttp://www.apga.orgen-usCopyright 2014 www.apga.orgTue, 02 Sep 2014 9:05:00 PM CDT<![CDATA[EIA Reports Storage Increase of 75 Bcf to Put Working Gas Storage at 2,630 Bcf]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2157 Here is the weekly EIA Summary Report issued on Thursday, August 28, 2014, which reports the week’s storage report highlights for Friday, August 22, 2014. A 75 Bcf increase has been reported.

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Working gas in storage was 2,630 Bcf as of Friday, August 22, 2014]]>28-Aug-14<![CDATA[APGA and DOE Settlement Update]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2158 On April 24, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit approved the joint settlement motion filed by APGA, the Department of Energy (DOE) and others requesting the Court of Appeals to vacate, in part, the direct final rule (DFR) relating to energy conservation standards for non-weatherize]]>28-Aug-14<![CDATA[NGVAmerica/CVEF Release Safety Bulletin on Temperature Compensation for CNG Refueling]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2159 NGVAmerica and the Clean Vehicle Education Foundation (CVEF) released an important technical safety bulletin on the critical need for temperature compensation when refueling compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles.

The need to limit the pressure in CNG tanks is well known and understo]]>28-Aug-14<![CDATA[Public Natural Gas Week Approaching]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2162 This year, Public Natural Gas Week (PNGW) will be held October 5-12. APGA encourages members to celebrate this week by promoting their system through events, social media posts, material distribution, communication, and other publicity methods. Read about what systems have done in the past 28-Aug-14<![CDATA[Join APGA for Microgeneration Webinar on October 22 at 2 p.m. EST]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2165 As the U.S. continues to enjoy the benefits of natural gas, APGA works to introduce new technologies and the companies that are expanding these opportunities for public utilities to better serve their customers and promote the direct use of natural gas.  One area with great potential is m]]>28-Aug-14<![CDATA[APGA Communicates Benefits of Having a Community-Owned Gas System]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2160 Over the last several weeks, APGA members in a number of states ranging from Colorado to Missouri have received inquiries from several private companies regarding the potential sale of their public gas system.  The inquiry went on to request specific information from the public gas system]]>28-Aug-14<![CDATA[Attend the 2014 Leak City Workshop in Athens, Alabama]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2136 Attend the 2014 Leak City Workshop on September 8-12 in Athens, Alabama for an operations focused workshop for field level operating professionals. A major focus of this Fall Workshop will be on Operator Qualification covered tasks and sessions held at Leak City will include testing and evalua]]>31-Jul-14<![CDATA[Please Complete the APGA Salary Survey]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2152 APGA is conducting its annual survey of salaries for management personnel working for public natural gas systems. The success of this survey depends on the number of responses received, so please take the time to complete this survey. The results of the survey will be tabulated based on gas sy]]>14-Aug-14<![CDATA[2015 Natural Gas Calendar Now Available]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2161 APGA’s Marketing & Sales Committee is pleased to announce that the 2015 Natural Gas Calendar is now available for members to purchase at www.apgacalendar.com.

A task group of the Marketing & Sales Committee has worked over the]]>28-Aug-14<![CDATA[APGA Members’ Comments on PSMS Standard Win Support]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2163 APGA members filed over 100 comments on the draft recommended practice for Pipeline Safety Management System (PSMS) in response to a call for action from APGA. At its meetings this week in Washington D.C., the American Petroleum Institute (API) committee began reviewing the public comments and]]>28-Aug-14<![CDATA[Metropolitan Utilities Department Opens Compressed Natural Gas Station ]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2164 Metropolitan Utilities Department (MUD) opened a compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Omaha, Neb., on August 27, according to Omaha.com. The new]]>28-Aug-14