www.apga.org APGA Newshttp://www.apga.orgen-usCopyright 2014 www.apga.orgSat, 19 Apr 2014 9:37:47 AM CDT<![CDATA[EIA Reports Storage Increase of 24 Bcf to Put Working Gas Storage at 850 Bcf]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2004 Here is the weekly EIA Summary Report issued on Thursday, April 17, 2014 which reports the week’s storage report highlights for Friday, April 11, 2014. A 24 Bcf increase has been reported.

Summary

Working gas in storage was 850 Bcf as of Friday, April 11, 2014, acco]]>17-Apr-14<![CDATA[DOE Hosts Quadrennial Energy Review Stakeholder Public Meetings]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2024 On April 11, the Department of Energy (DOE) hosted their first Quadrennial Energy Review (QER) stakeholder and public engagement meeting. The meeting focused on infrastructure resilience and vulnerabilities, including cyber and physical threats, climate, and interdependencies.

The Q]]>17-Apr-14<![CDATA[Pipeline Safety Management System Standard Working Group Meets ]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2025 The American Petroleum Institute (API) Pipeline Safety Management System (PSMS) working group met April 9-10 in San Antonio, Texas to continue drafting a framework for a comprehensive management system for pipeline safety. The purpose of the PSMS recommended practice is to provide recommended ]]>17-Apr-14<![CDATA[APGA Speaks at Tennessee Gas Association Distribution and Operations Conference]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2026 On April 8, APGA Vice President Operations John Erickson spoke at the Tennessee Gas Association’s annual Distribution and Operations Conference in Franklin, Tenn. This year’s conference attracted over 200 people and featured a large exhibition of equipment and service providers.17-Apr-14<![CDATA[DOE Approves ConocoPhillips Alaska Natural Gas Corporation’s Application to Export LNG]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2027 The Department of Energy (DOE) announced on April 14 that it has granted the ConocoPhillips Alaska Natural Gas Corporation (CPANGC) the authority to export up to .055 Bcf/day of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement (FTA) countries from its facility in Kenai, Alaska.

]]>17-Apr-14<![CDATA[Town of Hornbeck, La. to Construct CNG Station ]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2028 The Leesville Daily Leader reported on April 2 that the Town of Hornbeck, La. is partnering with the nearby City of Leesville, La. to construct a new compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Leesville.

]]>17-Apr-14<![CDATA[APGA Submits Comments on DOE’s Request for Input on Residential Conventional Cooking Products]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2029 On April 14, APGA submitted comments to the Department of Energy (DOE) on their request for information and notice of document availability, which sought public input on whether to amend the current energy conservation standards for residential conventional cooking products.  The letter h]]>17-Apr-14<![CDATA[EPA Releases 19th Annual Report of Overall U.S. GHG Emissions ]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2030 On April 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 19th annual report of overall U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, showing a 3.4 percent decrease in 2012 from 2011.  This report is important because it provides the benchmark data used to establish federal, state a]]>17-Apr-14<![CDATA[APGA Files Motion to Intervene in Sabine Pass LNG Export Application]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2031 On April 14, APGA filed a motion to intervene in an application filed by Sabine Pass Liquefaction to export approximately 314 Bcf/year of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement (FTA) countries from the Sabine Pass LNG Terminal in Cameron Parish, La.  The total LNG export ]]>17-Apr-14<![CDATA[APGA Represents Public Gas at PHMSA Class Location Workshop]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2032 On April 16, David Hraha of the Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities represented APGA on an industry panel on class location sponsored by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA). The public workshop sought comments on whether applying the integrity management (IM)]]>17-Apr-14<![CDATA[APGA Speaks at Southeast LDC Forum]]>http://www.apga.org/i4a/pages/headlinedetails.cfm?id=2033 On April 16, APGA’s Executive Vice President, Dave Schryver, served as the keynote speaker at the Southeast LDC Gas Forum held in Atlanta, Ga.  The LDC Gas Forum  is held regionally to bring people together from the natural gas industry to discuss vital regional and national is]]>17-Apr-14