Suzanne Ogle has been named senior vice president at the Southern Gas Association (SGA) and the Gas Machinery Research Council (GMRC). Ogle will be responsible for several areas including marketing and communications, learning and professional development, and finance and accounting. In addition, she will be directly involved in the leadership of the GMRC.

Ogle is currently the vice president of investor relations and corporate communications for Approach Resources, an independent oil and gas exploration company based in Ft. Worth, Texas, USA. She has more than 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry leading sales, marketing and communication, and commercial teams for both public and private energy companies. Ogle has a bachelor’s degree in business and a master’s degree in educational psychology.

SGA is a community of natural gas professionals across the United States and Canada. SGA’s membership comprises 200 businesses across the distribution, pipeline, and gas supply marketing sectors as well as more than 300 industry partners serving the industry as vendors, suppliers, and consultants.

GMRC is a subsidiary of the SGA that provides its member companies and industry with the benefits of an applied research and technology program directed toward improving reliability and cost effectiveness of the design, construction, and operation of mechanical and fluid systems.