2017 News
October 11, 2017
GROEBNER's Corporate Headquarters & Minnesota Warehouse Moved NEW ADDRESS: 21801 Industrial Blvd., Rogers, MN 55374 For pickups and deliveries, please use John Deere Lane for access to dock doors (see map below).   NEW NUMBERS: 612-930-0900 main line  |  612-930-0930 fax   Our toll-free number – 800-638-8322 – will remain the... [Read More]
September 20, 2017
Interstate Natural Gas Association of America’s article highlights an important aspect of the natural gas industry, jobs, but the article also highlights an idea that hits home with us at GROEBNER … “For those in the industry, natural gas is more than just a job. It is a passion that not only allows them to provide for their families, but also... [Read More]
August 21, 2017
How natural gas utilities and contractors can help ensure the welfare of their workers and communities, while maintaining system cost effectiveness There is no denying that safety must be a major consideration when transporting and distributing natural gas. In fact, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety... [Read More]
July 11, 2017
By Chris Atkins, Sensus in the Pipeline & Gas Journal   Natural gas supplies nearly 34% of the energy needs in the United States, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). This number will likely rise as recent advancements in exploration and availability of shale gas and innovative drilling techniques make it an... [Read More]
June 15, 2017
Gas Operations Hospitality Night DATE:     Wednesday, August 9, 2017 TIME:      7:00 p.m. to midnight PLACE:   Dooley's Pub                     (255 – 1st Avenue SW, Rochester, MN 55902) It's that time of year again ... MEA’s Gas Operations Technical and Leadership Summit is taking place August 8-10 in Rochester, MN. If you plan to be in... [Read More]
May 01, 2017
By American Gas Magazine CHEYENNE – Microsoft has a huge data center in Cheyenne, Wyoming, with massive electric needs and zero tolerance for outages. Up until now, it has always used diesel to fuel backup generators. But through its partnership with Black Hills Energy, the company is switching to natural gas.   “It’s a unique opportunity... [Read More]
May 01, 2017
By Pipeline News Creates Largest Energy Media Company Serving Upstream, Midstream, Downstream Sectors   Gulf Publishing Company announced today the acquisition of Oildom Publishing Company of Texas, Inc. to create the world’s largest independent media company devoted exclusively to the international energy industry.   Through the... [Read More]
April 12, 2017
By Midwest ENERGY Association   Gary L. Gibson, associate general manager – economic development at City Utilities of Springfield (Missouri), was sworn in as the new chair of Midwest ENERGY Association’s (MEA) Board of Directors. City Utilities of Springfield (CU) is a progressive, community-owned utility serving southwest Missouri with... [Read More]
March 20, 2017
By Pipeline & Gas Journal The Pipelines and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) made several changes in pipeline safety laws in a final rule covering several provisions in the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011. Key provisions dealt with the timeframe for notification of accidents or incidents and... [Read More]
February 15, 2017
Minnesota Office of Pipeline Safety     Exhibitor Registration 2017 Pipeline Safety Educational Conference      April 17 - 20, 2017 at Cragun's Resort in Brainerd, MN Exhibit Times Set Up: Monday, April 17 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Tear Down: Thursday after the 10:00 a.m. break(Note: Even though your exhibit is down, you are welcome to... [Read More]
February 06, 2017
New Rule Effective Date: April 14, 2017 ... GROEBNER is here to help you sort through what the update to the Excess Flow Valve Rule means for you. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration expanded the use of EFVs to new or replaced service lines for multi-family residences and small commercial... [Read More]
January 06, 2017
Nebraska State Fire Marshal     Exhibitor Registration     2017 Nebraska Pipeline Safety Seminar February 6 - 9, 2017 at Ramada Columbus and River's Edge Convention Center in Columbus, NE Exhibit Times Set Up: Monday, February 6 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. OR              Tuesday, February 7 from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tear Down: Wednesday, February 8... [Read More]