TULSA, Okla. (Feb. 5, 2019) – U.S. President Donald Trump tonight in his State of the Union address touched on the need to update the nation’s infrastructure. GPA Midstream Association says the nation’s energy infrastructure also needs to be updated and built out, and the midstream industry plays a crucial role in that effort.
GPA President and CEO Mark Sutton issued the following statement: “I want to commend President Trump and his administration on their efforts to curb unnecessary regulations and to streamline the permit process for the midstream industry. These efforts have helped the midstream industry build out our operations and get our infrastructure projects underway in a more timely and efficient manner. GPA Midstream and its member companies stand with the president to help continue to build out our nation’s energy infrastructure, which is crucial to all Americans.”
GPA Midstream Association represents over 80 corporate members of all sizes; most are U.S.-based companies, but the organization does have members across the globe as well. GPA Midstream members are engaged in the gathering and processing of natural gas into saleable pipeline gas, which are commonly referred to as “midstream” activities in the energy industry. As the primary advocates for the midstream industry, the association enhances the viability of natural gas, natural gas liquids and crude oil through research, technical, environmental, safety and advocacy activities.