North American Natural Gas Transportation and Storage - NGTS 

CPE Credits Awarded: 8
Categories: The Natural Gas Industry

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5c003d5e591091d484ea3c6e8f6051f1150 150This course will provide an understanding of the role of pipelines in the natural gas industry and a broad insight to the dynamics that impact the economic decisions facing industry participants. A Canadian edition of this course runs in Calgary.

Includes Web-based Pre-study Module
This course is accompanied by a preparatory course available online. Delegates will receive a web voucher as part of their joining instructions upon confirmation of registration. By taking advantage of this "blended" learning approach, in-class time and learning are optimized.

All facets of an organisation are likely to attend including: human resources, info systems, back-office personnel, credit department, accountants, legal, quantitative analysts, consultants, programmers, trade support staff, secretarial, marketing/sales, risk managers. This course is also perfect for anyone involved in the physical movement of gas, rate-making and capacity issues, transportation representatives that are involved in the pipeline end, and schedulers who are involved in the marketing side.


  • Industry and market development
  • Pre-war
  • Post-war: big inch, little inch, take or pay


  • Natural Gas Act
  • FERC: NGPA, Open access

Functional Aspects

  • Participants
  • Interstate transporters
  • Shippers: LDC, industrial, marketers, producers
  • Storage operators


  • Firm
  • Interruptible
  • No Notice


  • Rate design
  • Requests for service
  • Quality specifications

Pipeline and Storage Management

  • Operations
  • Capacity offerings
  • Transportation zones
  • Segmentation
  • Pooling


  • MDQ
  • OFOs
  • Imbalances
  • Penalties
  • Safety


  • Capacity management
  • Trading hubs
  • Storage injections and withdrawals
  • Scheduling and nominations
  • Balancing

Into the Future

  • New projects
  • Development
  • Authority
  • Open season
  • Economic impacts
  • New customers


Course Director


“This class was interesting and covered the basics well.” M.C., Sempra

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