American Gas Association (AGA) A trade association representing natural gas companies and others supporting the industry in delivering natural gas to customers
American Petroleum Institute (API) The main US trade association for the oil and pipeline industry, representing about 400 corporations involved in the production, refinement, and distribution of oil.
Barnett Shale Energy Council (BSEEC) A Texas community resource that provides information to the public about natural gas production and pipelines in the Barnett Shale region of north Texas.
Danielle Dawn Smalley Foundation A national foundation whose mission is to increase safety and awareness for those who live, work and play near pipelines by empowering the general public, training first responders and partnering with the oil and gas industry.
Interstate Natural Gas Association of American (INGAA) A trade association that advocates regulatory and legislative positions of importance to the natural gas pipeline industry in North America.
National Pipeline Mapping System The National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS) is a geographic information system (GIS) managed by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. NPMS provides the general public information and maps of federally regulated intra- and inter-state pipelines.
Pipeline Association for Public Awareness (PAPA) A national industry organization comprised of pipeline operator companies and state organizations that provide pipeline safety and emergency preparedness information to the general public, public officials, emergency responders and excavators.
Ready.gov Ready.gov is a national public service program dedicated to educating and preparing the public to respond to emergencies including natural disasters and potential terrorist attacks.
Southern Gas Association (SGA) A leading natural gas industry trade association focused on training individuals and advancing the industry by Linking People, Ideas, and Information, SGA’s broad-based membership spans all segments of the natural gas industry that use SGA as a collaborative forum to share knowledge, smart practices, and to learn from one another. SGA is a source of relevant training and program development, and a cost-effective vehicle for the increased use of natural gas. SGA administers the Texas Pipeline Awareness Alliance program.
Texas 811 Texas 811 notification service
Texas One Call System Lone Star 811 notification service
Texas Railroad Commission The Texas state agency that regulates the oil and gas industry, including gas utilities, pipeline safety, liquefied petroleum gas industry safety, coal and uranium mining.
US Department of Transportation Pipeline & Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) Federal government regulatory agency created to protect people and the environment from the risks inherent in the transportation of hazardous materials by pipeline and other modes of transportation.