Safety

NYSEARCH Releases Study for Natural Gas Dispersion and Detection in Residential Environments

10/20/2020

A recent study, conducted by NYSEARCH, used modeling and physical testing to understand how natural gas is dispersed in residential structures.

CoServ Gas Receives National Award for Safety from American Gas Association

10/6/2020

CoServ received the 2019 Safety Achievement Award from the American Gas Association.

Con Edison Providing Smart Gas Detectors In Major Breakthrough For Customer Safety

9/30/2020

Con Edison is installing 376,000 smart-technology natural gas detectors for customers in New York City and Westchester County, New York, providing an unprecedented level of protection against potentially dangerous leaks.

ICC Approves Independent Report on Condition of Natural Gas Delivery Network in Chicago

9/28/2020

An extensive independent study that found the Peoples Gas program to replace aging natural gas pipes will increase public and customer safety has been approved by the Illinois Commerce Commission.

As California burns, the winds arrive and the lights go out

PG&E turns off the power for its 172,000 customers as wildfires roll in.

Bodies of Remaining 2 Missing in Texas Port Explosion Found

The bodies of the remaining two crew members of a dredging boat who were missing after an explosion last week in the Port of Corpus Christi in Texas were found Monday, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Entergy Prepares Team to Respond to Hurricane Laura

Entergy Corporation has assembled a workforce of nearly 7,400 prepared to respond to Hurricane Laura, which is forecast to make landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border as a Category 3 hurricane.

Investigation into Baltimore Explosion Finds Gas Utility Equipment Not to Blame

Baltimore Gas and Electric said its investigation into a recent gas explosion that killed two people and injured seven others found that it was not caused by faulty pipes or equipment.

Search Ends for 2 Still Missing After Texas Port Pipeline Explosion

The search for two crew members of a dredging boat who went missing following an explosion last week in the Port of Corpus Christi in Texas has been ended, the U.S. Coast Guard announced.

CenterPoint Energy Provides Safety Tips for Tropical Storms

Centerpoint Energy provides natural gas safety tips to prepare for upcoming tropical storms.

As California Heatwave Continues, PG&E Urges Customers to Conserve and Be Prepared for Outages

Pacific Gas and Electric Company urges customers to conserve energy to help prevent the need for rotating outages.

PG&E’s Safety Action Center Reaches One Million Californians at Anniversary of Launch

8/17/2020

More than one million Californians have used resources at the Safety Action Center, a website created by Pacific Gas and Electric Company filled with safety tips and emergency preparation guides.

Honeywell Announces Expansion of Portable Multi-gas Monitoring Solutions

8/10/2020

Honeywell announces new multi-gas monitoring solutions that work seamlessly together to help keep workers safe and confident while in hazardous areas.

Baltimore Gas Explosion Death Toll Increases

A natural gas explosion destroyed three row houses in Baltimore on Monday now has killed two and injured several others.

Atlanta Gas Light Launches 'Do Your Part' Safe Digging Campaign

8/6/2020

Atlanta Gas Light launched the Do Your Part campaign, an effort aimed to remind contractors and the public the importance of calling 811 for digging projects large and small.

DNV GL Publishes New HDD Standard for Pipelines

Oslo-based technical advisor DNV GL said it has published a new standard that reduces risk and improves quality of site investigation, engineering, planning and installation of pipelines using horizontal directional drilling (HDD).

Building a Gas Utility for Future Prosperity

7/1/2020

Modernization is beginning to reshape the gas industry. Providers seek new technology to bolster safety, streamline operations and enhance customer service. Practices like manual meter reading and estimated billing are giving way to new advances in technology.

AGA Chair Diane Leopold Brings Positive Outlook to Challenging Period for Industry

4/1/2020

Diane Leopold became chair of the American Gas Association just in time for an unprecedented economic shutdown in response to Covid-19. In this interview, the Dominion Energy executive discusses challenges and opportunities facing gas utilities