After a breakfast buffet sponsored by BP Canada, the IMGA Board of Directors held their Business Meeting. The fiscal year audit ending 4-30-2017 was presented and approved. Contracts were approved with Western Illinois University, BP Canada, MEICO, and Country Financial Lease Agreement. The slate of officers for 2018-2019 were approved and will be: Craig Robinson (Pleasant Hill), Steve Edwards (Waverly), Darrell Dunlap (Fulton, MO), Mike Millikin (Pinckneyville), Bill Scheiwe (Pittsfield), and Paul Turpin (Franklin).
The day's first speaker was Dave Schryver, Ececutive Vice President American Public Gas Association. He spoke on the corporate tax reduction effect on interstate pipeline rates.
The next speaker was Don Black, Managing Director BP Energy Company, he spoke about the current state of natural gas prepay deals.
Lunch was a delicious Prime Rib and Shrimp buffet sponsored by Panhandle Eastern Pipeline.
The last speaker of the day was Trevor Cooper, Manager-Marketing & Origination BP Canada Energy Marketing Corp. He spoke on the natural gas price outlook.