2017 CGA Operations, Engineering and Integrity Conference

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017-Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
The Westin Nova Scotian

Halifax, NS


2017 CGA Operations, Engineering, and Integrity Conference Program

Seizing the Natural Gas Opportunity


Canadian Gas Association
James Tweedie is the Vice President, Operations and Markets at the Canadian Gas Association. In his role at CGA, Jim is accountable for addressing all operational and market development affairs associated with the safe, efficient, innovative, environmentally responsible, reliable & resilient delivery of natural gas to Canadians by CGA member organizations. He has been involved in files such as energy security, damage prevention, innovation, health and safety, RNG, asset management, system renewal, RNG, mutual assistance and integrity just to name a few. Before joining the CGA, Jim had an extensive 35 year career with Enbridge Gas Distribution. From 2004 to 2008, Jim was Manager of Operations, Eastern Region for Enbridge, where he garnered much of his knowledge and expertise in the natural gas distribution industry. Prior to this, Mr. Tweedie was a Manager of Construction and also acted as Regional Manager of Enbridge’s Eastern Region. Additionally, he has worked on a number of international gas distribution feasibility studies and construction evaluation projects in Turkey, Mexico, and Malaysia. Jim is currently the co-chair of NRCan’s Critical Infrastructure; Energy and Utility Sectors Network and a past Chair of the Board & current Executive Committee member of the Canadian Common Ground Alliance.