Feb

20

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

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 biannually 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
  • 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

    Registration prices increase $100 after February 6, 2019. 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

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

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

Hotel + Travel

  • Reservation Instructions
  • WEI has partnered with AC Hotel Portland Downtown, a part of the Marriott Collection, for 2019 and the hotel has extended a special discounted rate for WEI Members which can be booked online. The property is situated in the heart of downtown Portland and is only three blocks away from WEI’s office located at 1050 SW Sixth Ave, Suite 325. With a unique modern design and numerous amenities, the AC Hotel Portland Downtown awaits to accommodate WEI Members in comfort and style. Please reach out to your WEI contact directly if you have any issues using the link.

Meet The Speakers

David White

Self Employed

Instructor, Gas Utility Fundamentals + Insights