Founded in 1918, the American Gas Association (AGA) represents more than 200 local energy companies that deliver clean natural gas throughout the United States. Today, more than 68 million residential, commercial and industrial customers across the nation receive their reliable, affordable supplies of natural gas from AGA members - and natural gas meets almost a quarter of America’s energy needs.
AGA's vision is to be the most effective and influential energy trade association in the United States while providing clear value to its membership. AGA is an advocate for natural gas utility companies and their customers and provides a broad range of programs and services for member natural gas pipelines, marketers, gatherers, international natural gas companies and industry associates.
Safety is the core value of the natural gas industry. The industry spends billions of dollars are spent each year to help ensure that natural gas is delivered safely, reliably and efficiently. AGA promotes positive safety cultures among all of its member companies.
AGA has identified several priority issues and strategies pertaining to the production, transmission, distribution and use of natural gas - the clean and domestically abundant energy source that is transforming America’s economy. We also keep a close watch on current and future policies related to these topics.
The American Gas Association 2015 Playbook covers the history of natural gas, the challenges and opportunities of the natural gas industry, and the priority issues and strategies with respect to the production, transmission, distribution and use of America s clean and domestically abundant energy source. It also contains information about innovation and direct economic benefits including industry-related jobs.
The AGA is dedicated to responsible business principles - and delivering value to its members.