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SGA Core WBT Library
The Core Library contains all 4 of the WBT courses that are part of our Ratemaking Process, Introduction to the Natural Gas Industry(INGI), Introduction to Natural Gas Transmission and DOT Regulatory Compliance libraries.
The following is a list of the individual courses that are part of this library.

Introduction to the Natural Gas Industry (INGI)
  • * Industry Participants and Key Players
  • * Industry Overview: Exploration and Production
  • * Industry Overview: The Interstate Pipeline System
  • * Industry Overview: Transportation and Sales of Natural Gas
  • * Industry Overview: Local Distribution Company Operations
  • * Industry Overview: LDC Sales and Marketing
  • * Industry Overview: Regulatory Overview
  • * Industry Overview: Environmental and Safety Issues: Protecting People and Property

The Ratemaking Process
  • * Strategic Ratemaking
  • * Revenue Decoupling Mechanisms and Trends
  • * Ratemaking Exercise: The ''Van Go'' Transportation Service
  • * Determining Revenue Requirements, Allocating Costs, and Designing Rates - Pipeline Perspective
  • * Determining Revenue Requirements, Allocating Costs, and Designing Rates - LDC Perspective
  • * Introduction to Natural Gas Ratemaking

  • Introduction to Natural Gas Transmission
  • * The Natural Gas Industry
  • * Characteristics of Natural Gas
  • * Natural Gas Exploration and Production
  • * Gas Processing
  • * Pipelines and Transmission
  • * Compressor Station
  • * Natural Gas Storage
  • * Transportation and Services
  • * Gas Control
  • * Uses of Natural Gas
  • * Shale Gas Formations in the United States
  • * History of Natural Gas Transmission in the U.S.
  • * Building a Natural Gas Pipeline
  • * Natural Gas Reserves

  • DOT Regulatory Compliance
  • * History and Navigation of Part 192
  • * Key Definitions
  • * Part 192 Reporting Requirements
  • * MAOP Class Location
  • * MAOP Testing and Uprating
  • * Odorization of Gas
  • * Welding of Steel in Pipelines
  • * Plastic Pipe Requirements
  • * General Construction Requirements
  • * Operations Subpart L
  • * Maintenance Subpart M
  • * Corrosion Control
  • * Integrity Management Overview
  • * Operator Qualification Subpart N
  • * Gas Pressure Regulation and Overpressure Protection
  • * Public Awareness
  • * Emergency Plans
  • * DIMP
  • Price: $250/SGA or Network members, $500/others