Feb

20

Gas Utility Fundamentals + Insights – WEI Hosted (Feb 20)

This program provides a broad understanding of how the gas utility industry works. Designed for new, seasoned, or emerging employees, participants will explore the critical issues affecting the gas industry and the interaction between utilities and their stakeholders. The class is delivered in a one-day format at the WEI office in Portland, Oregon, and covers an expansive view of the industry including topics such as the history of natural gas use, current trends, how utilities make money, and emerging issues. WEI member companies may also host a class at their location for their employees to provide a unique, individualized training experience. Contact WEI for more information.

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General Details

  • Program Location
  • Western Energy Institute Facilities
  • 1001 SW 5th Ave, Suite 325
    Portland, Oregon 97204
  • Who Should Attend
  • Wondering if this course is right for you or your staff…

    • Are you new to the energy industry?
    • Have you worked in just one or two areas of the organization?
    • Are you looking for a broader perspective of the business of electricity and emerging issues?
    • Do you work for a service provider to the energy industry who wants to learn more about your customer?

    If the answer is yes to any of these, this course was designed for you.

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

    Member registration price increases $100 after January 31, 2018. Regular registration price increases $300. Registration includes all course materials, continental breakfast, and a catered lunch.

  • 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

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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

Lunch provided.

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

Meet The Speakers

Jim Litchfield

Litchfield Consulting Group

President