Skip Horvath will wrap up 25 years as a major official in Washington's oil and gas associations when he retires as president of the Natural Gas Supply Association later this year. Horvath was chief operating officer at the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, where he worked 10 years, when he joined NGSA as its president in 1999.
That means he can appreciate how much things have changed in Washington for gas in a quarter century—and not just because the US gas supply outlook moved from scarcity to abundance with increased use of hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling in the past 10 years.
"The approach to lobbying changed," he told OGJ on Jan. 6. "Three-mart...