Introduction To The U.S. Natural Gas System
On-Demand Recording ‐ Available Now! (72 hour access)
An understanding of the structure and function of the North American natural gas system (production through delivery) is necessary to comprehend the U.S. natural gas industry and markets.
You will receive a comprehensive understanding of the structure and functions of the U. S. natural gas industry; how the physical infrastructure works; who the players are and how the various segments of operations interface with each other.
This seminar is a fast way to bring you up-to-speed on the fundamentals of this key industry. You will receive an introduction to the natural gas industry; the three segments of the industry; how gas distribution utilities operate; how independent gas suppliers interface in the marketplace; understand how sales and retail transportation transactions are executed; learn the essentials necessary when evaluating alternative methods of obtaining gas supply for a commercial or industrial facility; and gain a better understanding of the important factors that can impact prices and risks in today's dynamic natural gas marketplace.
What You Will Learn
What You Will Also Learn
Who Should Attend this Seminar
This seminar will benefit a wide variety of organizations and professionals in both the natural gas and electric power industries. Energy producers, utilities, energy marketers, industrial companies, electric generators, and liquids processors will gain valuable insights, as will energy and electric power executives, traders, marketers, (sales, purchasing & risk management professionals), accountants, trading support staff, auditors, attorneys, government regulators, rate specialists, plant operators, engineers and corporate planners. Anyone who wants a solid understanding of how the U.S. natural gas systems infrastructures fit together and operate will benefit.
Prerequisites and Advance Preparation
This fundamental level group live seminar has no prerequisites. No advance preparation is required before the seminar.
Why Choose PGS?
PGS seminars are known for their clear explanations and in-depth content. Register for a PGS class today, and join the over 10,000 energy professionals who have already attended one of PGS's proven programs.
Jim Crist is President of Lumen Group, Inc. headquartered in the suburbs of Pittsburgh. He has over 27 years experience in the energy industry covering coal, gas, oil, propane, and electricity. Jim has conducted many strategic studies of the industry and prepared market and business assessments for several large energy companies. Before founding Lumen Group in 1996, Jim spent 20 years working for major energy companies in engineering, technology development, rate and regulatory policy development and marketing. He served as marketing vice president in both regulated and deregulated entities. His consulting practice provides strategic planning, marketing and business development, and rate and regulatory consulting, along with serving as an expert witness in regulatory proceedings in several jurisdictions.
$295 for the first attendee,
$145 for the second attendee,
and $75 for each attendee thereafter
Payment and Cancellations
Payment is required prior to seminar attendance. Payment can be made by Visa, Master Card, or American Express. Seminar purchases will be charged to your credit card at the time of registration unless other arrangements have been made.
Live seminar registrations can be cancelled for a full refund up to 5:00 PM (U.S. Eastern Time) two (2) business days before the scheduled seminar date. For example if the live seminar is on Thursday then the cancellation would need to occur by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on the Tuesday before the seminar. No refunds will be made thereafter, but a streamed recording of the live seminar can be provided. Attendee substitutions may be made at any time.
Due to the nature of a recorded event, no refunds can be made for on-demand recorded seminars. For more information on PGS policies regarding administrative matters and complaint resolution, please contact our offices at (440) 853-1038.