APGA is the only not-for-profit trade organization representing America's publicly owned natural gas local distribution companies (LDCs). APGA represents the interests of public gas before Congress, federal agencies and other energy-related stakeholders by developing regulatory and legislative policies that further the goals of our members. In addition, APGA organizes meetings, seminars, and workshops with a specific goal to improve the safety, reliability, operational efficiency, and regulatory environment in which public gas systems operate.

Through APGA, public gas systems work together to stay reliably informed about new developments in safety, public policy, operations, technology, and the marketplace that could affect the communities and consumers they serve.


Advocate for community-owned natural gas distribution systems, promoting safety, security, competitiveness, and sustainability of the direct use of natural gas.


The public natural gas industry positioned for a sustainable energy future.

Statement on Fostering an Inclusive Culture

At APGA we strive to foster a culture of inclusiveness for our employees and our membership.  Diversity in experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds ultimately generates a work environment that delivers better results.  APGA is also committed to developing and promoting resources for the public gas community to help meet their goals of having an inclusive culture. 

Membership Benefits 

APGA provides our members with the most current industry information and educational opportunities to improve their bottom lines and help their businesses thrive. An APGA membership provides your system access to insider information and expert opinions on the natural gas industry. 

Learn more about the benefits of APGA Membership.