Vulcan Utility Signs is an active supporter and participant in the Southern Gas Association (SGA), Texas Gas Association (TGA), International Liquid Terminals Association (ILTA), American Gas Association (AGA), Common Ground Alliance (CGA) and the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA). We keep in tune with these markets by attending conferences and workshops sponsored by these associations. Our association with these organizations has enabled us to understand the driving force that influence pipeline companies such as shareholder value, total cost of ownership, communication and supply chain innovations.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) is another leader in the pipeline industry. API is a representative for the entire oil and natural gas industry that works to maintain and develop new ways to manage our growing energy needs. We stay up-to-date on the latest standards and recommended practices that are issued by API and incorporate them into our day to day operations. To find out more information on how API helps to guide this industry, visit their website at www.api.org.
We follow the latest suggested "Best Practices" of the U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), and encourage our customers to do the same. PHMSA's main goal is to create regulations and guidelines pertaining to the transportation of hazardous materials that ensure the safety of the general public and the environment. To learn more about PHMSA's role in the pipeline industry, visit their website at www.phmsa.dot.gov.