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SGA Core WBT Library
The Core Library contains all 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