Natural Gas Operational Excellence

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Don’t Give Up…Technology is Here to HELP!
Dominion Energy will present their app for technicians that eliminates the need to have a code book on hand. PG&E will present on their business process indexing initiative which involves a technological review of the roles and tasks back up to the asset with the goal of reducing man-hours and discovering groups of employees who are not fully OQ’d.

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Pioneering New Technology
GTI will present on how new projects are utilizing drones with a conclusion of the potential future uses of drones within the energy industry.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Fighting for Our Future: Government Energy Policy
FortisBC will present on the banning of natural gas and how that impacts (will impact?) district energy systems.

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Contractor Governance and Approval
This session will review API 1169 and how utilities can set expectations to ensure their inspection programs work, and how to gain consistency through inspection techniques.