Duane Stott has been working in the natural gas industry for over 35 years, starting as a crew assistant for NPL, working on Southwest Gas’s distribution system in Phoenix. Progressing through roles of increasing responsibility, Duane built operational and leadership experience in a variety of settings, including Northern Arizona, Oklahoma, Las Vegas, Northern California, and Southern California. He is currently Vice President of Operations for NPL’s California area with oversight of services supporting SoCal Gas. NPL Construction Co. is a natural gas infrastructure services contractor with over 6,000 employees operating in 35 states across the U.S. With over 50 years of experience, NPL’s Think Ahead philosophy and unwavering commitments to safety, quality, and employees has earned a reputation as an industry leader. NPL is the largest subsidiary of Centuri Group, Inc., a comprehensive utility infrastructure services enterprise dedicated to delivering a diverse array of solutions to North America’s gas and electric providers.