The Ohio Gas Association ( OGA ) is a natural gas trade organization which represents over 30 local distribution companies and cooperatives. Additionally the OGA represents the vast majority of all intra and inter state gas transmission firms, as well as over 10 natural gas commodity marketers whose customers include residential, commercial and industrial gas users. The OGA was founded in 1971 and maintains its headquarters in the Columbus area, location of the state capital. The work of the OGA is performed through its Chairman, President, Board of Trustees and 12 standing committees plus numerous ad hoc committees formed to deal with periodic short term issues. All Committees meet on a regular basis and function as an information exchange for technical and operational support and to promote customer satisfaction, public safety and public awareness.
Three primary functions of the Association are to monitor and report on legislative, regulatory and compliance activities. The member companies of the OGA serve over 3.6 million customers in Ohio.