Railroad Commissioner David Porter Hosts Third NGV Workshop in Laredo
6320 Sinatra Parkway, Laredo, Texas 78041
How To Save Money and Grow Market for Texas Natural Gas
What: Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter will hold a workshop on how local fleets and oilfield operators can save money and increase the market for Texas natural gas.
When: Thursday, April 17, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Uni-Trade Stadium, 6320 Sinatra Parkway, Laredo, Texas 78041
Purpose: Area fleet managers and oilfield operators currently using natural gas will discuss their experience and detail cost savings; regulators and legislators will outline available grants and discuss regulation to help increase use of Texas natural gas.
Who: State Senator Judith Zaffirini, State Representative Jason Isaac, State Representative J. M. Lozano, City of Laredo, Texas Christian University, Aspro Compression Services, CNG4America, Green Energy Oilfield Services, Marathon Oil, Pioneer Natural Resources
LAREDO –– Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter will host a workshop for fleet managers and oilfield operators interested in learning more about how to cut fuel costs by converting their fleet operations to Texas natural gas. Area transportation directors and oilfield operators who are already using natural gas will present their experiences and discuss advantages and current challenges. The workshop is designed to be a working session to which operators bring their important issues, concerns, perceived barriers and opportunities for growing the market for natural gas in Texas. Most of the time during each panel is allotted to audience discussion with the panelists.
To register for the workshop, visit: http://altenergy.rrc.state.tx.us/eventRegistrationForm.php?eventId=52.
The Railroad Commission (RRC), Texas’ chief energy agency, is responsible for promoting the use of natural gas as an economical, environmentally-beneficial alternative fuel through its Alternative Fuels Research and Education Division.
LCC Business Writing Workshop
De La Garza Building (Room 101)
Laredo Community College, Fort McIntosh Campus
Adults who would like to sharpen their business writing skills can do so by attending Laredo Community College’s business writing, grammar and e-mail workshop on Tuesday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in room 101 of the De La Garza Building at the Fort McIntosh Campus. Those who can’t attend the morning session are invited to attend an afternoon session from 1 to 4 p.m. at the same location.
Sponsored by the LCC Economic Development Center, the workshop will be led by Sandi Frizzell, a certified Skillpath instructor, who will go over basic grammar practices for writing at the workplace, including how to convey a desired tone in all written communications, how to write meaningful subject lines that get attention and how to avoid written communication breakdowns.
Admission to the workshop is $85.
Group discounts are available for groups of five or more.
Those interested in participating in the workshop are encouraged to register early to be guaranteed a seat.
For more information on the workshop, call the Economic Development Center at 721-5110 or visit www.laredo.edu/edc.