Oct

18

Gas Utility Fundamentals + Insights – WEI Hosted (Oct 18)

This program provides utility and service company employees with a broad understanding of how the gas utility industry works, as well as with a better awareness of their own roles within their organizations. Designed for new, seasoned and emerging employees, participants will explore the critical issues affecting the gas industry and the interaction between utilities and their stakeholders. This program is offered as a general session for individual registrations. Additionally, it is offered with a customizable curriculum and hosted regularly by WEI member companies in order to address their specific organizational needs and provide a unique, individualized training experience for their employees.

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General Details

  • Program Location
  • Western Energy Institute Facilities
  • 1001 SW 5th Ave, Suite 325
    Portland, Oregon 97204
  • Who Should Attend
  • Whether your organization has employees who are new to the gas industry, individuals who could benefit from business acumen associated with their field, or a need for participation in a forum focused on contemporary topics affecting the energy industry – WEI encourages you to contribute and learn.

    • Experienced professionals who are newly hired into the energy industry
    • Seasoned energy employees who have only been in one or two areas for much of their careers
    • Identified early career high performers who should fast-track their understanding of the industry
    • Service company employees who benefit from understanding the history, issues and emerging issues facing energy companies.

  • Registration Options
  • Member: $499 USD
    Regular: $999 USD

    Member registration price increases $100 after September 28, 2017. Regular registration price increases $200. Registration includes all course materials, continental breakfast, and a catered lunch.

    In collaboration with Northwest Gas Association.

    NWGA-01
  • General Cancellation Policy
  • Due to contractual obligations, cancellations received 15 business days prior to the program will receive a full refund. Cancellations received 6 to 14 business days prior to the event will receive a refund, less a $100 administrative fee. No shows and last minute cancellations, 5 business days prior to the event or less, will be responsible for the full registration fee. Substitutions from your organization for the same event are always welcome.
  • Participation Policy
  • Western Energy Institute programs and events are open to energy companies (including gas production and electric generation, gas and electric transmission and gas and electric distribution utilities). Select programs and events are open to energy industry product and service suppliers. Programs and events are closed to all media representatives and to the general public.

Agenda

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Registration Open

Continental breakfast provided

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Participant Introductions

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Natural Gas Industry Overview

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Break

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Natural Gas Consumption

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM

Break

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

How Utilities Make Money

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

Please provide any dietary constraints with your registration.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gas Operations

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Break

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Regulations and Safety

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM

Break

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Emerging Issues

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Q&A and Wrap-Up