This week, the OMA Energy Committee held its first quarterly meeting of 2020 to review numerous regulatory and legislative matters that could affect Ohio manufacturers, including post-House Bill 6 activity and the December 2019 FERC order.
Meeting highlights included a presentation from Tim Ling, corporate environmental director at Plaskolite, who provided insightful analysis into energy management in an unstable environment. Greg Bechert of Scioto Energy gave members a comprehensive look at electricity market trends, while Richard Ricks of NiSource, Columbia Gas of Ohio briefed members on natural gas trends. Also discussed was the recent drop in oil prices and its impact on oil and natural gas supplies.
The next meeting of the OMA Energy Committee is scheduled for Thursday, May 21. All members are welcome to register for in-person or by-phone participation. 3/12/2020