A sustaining member is an individual, partnership, corporation, association, or other entity which although not an owner or operator of underground facilities and thereby eligible to become a General or Associate Member of this Corporation, nevertheless wishes to promote the purpose of this Corporation as specified in Article Second of the Articles of Incorporation of this Corporation.
Advanced Workzone Services
Contact: John P. Thomas Email: [email protected]
Advanced Workzone Services provides a complete line of quality traffic safety products and services to the highway construction and railroad industries. AWS performs the installation and maintenance of temporary traffic control devices in construction work zones and permanent highway signage. In addition, AWS provides traffic control support services for work performed on at-grade rail crossings, and the installation/removal of pavement markings on roadways, airports, parking lots and inside warehouse facilities. The company also offers the direct sale and rental of safety devices and personal protective equipment (PPE). We are committed to providing a safe work site for both the traveling motorist and on-site worker. Our services are available to you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year!
Damage Prevention Academy
Contact: Jay Stephens Email: [email protected]
At Damage Prevention Academy, we delight in partnering with our clients to create lasting relationships. The work we deliver impacts learners, safety teams, and drives success for stakeholders. We look forward to partnering with you!
Contact: Brandon Renfro Email: [email protected]
GridHawk is led by a seasoned team of utility locating industry executives who collectively hold a best-in-class track record for safety and on-time performance. Also supporting our mission is an array of advanced technology, the centerpiece of which is our proprietary Keystone 811 ticket routing and workforce management system. We strive to build long-term relationships with safety-focused customers who expect industry-leading service and performance.
Heavy Equipment College
Contact: Liz Pierce Email: [email protected]
Heavy Equipment Colleges of America in Oklahoma serves students in the area with an educational facility designed to help them get into the heavy equipment industry. We believe skilled trades, particularly those in the heavy equipment and crane operations industry, are an important part of the future. That is why we have worked hard to create a learning environment that is designed specifically to help students develop the necessary entry-level skills and experiences needed to secure reliable work in the field.
The Corporation Commission
The Corporation Commission is hereby designated as the agency to enforce the provisions of the Oklahoma Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Act, Section 142.1 et seq. of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes, over excavation or demolition on or near or directly over the location of, and notice of damage to, oil and natural gas physical facilities which are described by the currently effective definition of “pipeline” in 49 CFR Part 192.3 and “pipeline” and “pipeline system” in 49 CFR Part 195.2. Enforcement authority granted in this section shall be concurrent with and shall not be construed to modify or limit any private right of action, including those available pursuant to Section 142.9a of Title 63 of the Oklahoma Statutes. Terms used in this section shall be as defined in the Oklahoma Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Act.
Oklahoma Gas Association
The Oklahoma Gas Association is a non-profit trade association for the natural gas industry. Focusing on industry best practices, regulatory issues, future planning and industry relations, OGA offers a wide array of opportunities for its members. Associate members, suppliers and exhibitors have the opportunity to sponsor specialty training and participate in our annual conference. Through it’s committees, OGA actively seeks to influence consumers and regulators in making natural gas the number one, safe choice for energy. Additionally, OGA provides an annual scholarship to an OGA-member employee’s dependent
Oklahoma Rural Water Association
Contact: Crystal Canaday Email: [email protected]
The Oklahoma Rural Water Association (ORWA) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to assist water and wastewater systems with day-to-day operational and management problems. We have on our staff, experienced and licensed operators who are familiar with all aspects of water systems’ operations and management and are ready to work with you at any time. We conduct training sessions throughout the State. Water industry professionals bring informative and up-to-date information to the operators and management personnel.
Plant Maintenance Consultants
Contact: Jesse Payne Email: [email protected]
Plant Maintenance Services (PM Services) specializes in comprehensive industrial maintenance cleaning and waste handling for businesses that generate electricity, manufacture goods, refine oil, process natural gas, process ethanol, manufacture petrochemical products or perform other activities which create waste deposits. We offer a wide range of services including high pressure water blasting, chemical cleaning, industrial wet or dry vacuum services, Ice Blasting with CO2, and Fin Fan Foaming.
Contact: Corey Burkholder Email: [email protected]
Paradigm provides public awareness, pipeline safety training, and damage prevention compliance services to assist with the regulatory requirements of 49 CFR 192 and 195, as well as API RP 1162. Since 2001, the oil and gas industry has worked with Paradigm to fulfill public education and community awareness requirements. Our history of implementing public awareness programs and compliance services pre-dates API RP 1162. Most of the pipeline industry’s large, mid-sized and small operators, as well as many local distribution companies, utilize Paradigm’s compliance services. In serving our clients, Paradigm performs full-scope compliance programs from audience identification through effectiveness measurement. In addition, we offer consulting services for plan evaluation and continuous improvement. At the completion of each compliance program, we provide structured documentation that precisely records all elements of the program’s implementation to assist with audits.
Performing over 70 million locates annually, USIC is the most trusted name in underground utility damage prevention. USIC also provides a full suite of utility services throughout the United States and Canada. Our mission: to deliver quality, efficient, safe, and innovative solutions to protect our partner’s infrastructure and critical assets.
Contact: Renee Collier Email: [email protected]
OPAL is a member-driven organization of pipeline operators dedicated to improving public awareness of pipeline transportation and safety. Under the direction of the members, OPAL has a strong liaison program with emergency responders, public officials, and excavators. The current program not only meets the baseline guidelines identified in RP 1162 for emergency responder, public official and excavator outreach, but also provides several supplemental enhancements for further community engagement. In an effort to provide a better product to the emergency responder stakeholders, OPAL and OKPERI joined forces in the fall of 2019. This merger will go into effect on January 1st, 2020. OKPERI, now PERI, is a sub-committee within OPAL with the same mission as before the merger: to provide sustainable training for first responders; place emphasis on pipeline emergency response training; establish alternative pipeline emergency response training delivery methods; enhance operator emergency responder outreach and liaison programs; and promote responder awareness of their role in reducing excavation damage incidents. With this merger brings new and exciting things to not only the emergency responders of Oklahoma but to the operators in Oklahoma as a whole.
Rep Com International
Contact: Rick Watson Email: [email protected]
Rep Com International (RCI) is a professional telecommunications manufacturer’s rep organization that was established in 1983. Based in Arlington TX, Rep Com began as a regional rep agency in the Southwest. After 36 years, RCI now supports our customers with 26 sales engineers nationwide supporting all 50 states.
Pipeline Regulatory Consultants
Pipeline Regulatory Consultants (PRC) is a dedicated company with professional and well-seasoned staff. Our goal from the beginning has been to assist all within the regulated pipeline industry with a program designed to meet each company’s compliance needs. Within the gas pipeline industry, operating a Natural Gas or Hazardous Liquid system according to Part 192 or 195 of the code of Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations, can at times present itself to be very challenging. It is our sincere goal at Pipeline Regulatory Consultants, Inc., to eliminate these concerns by implementing our “Pipeline Compliance Program” that is designed to ensure compliance with all applicable pipeline safety rules. Our objective is to assist all companies in a manner that exhibits true professionalism. We welcome the opportunity to serve as your compliance consultant! Pipeline Compliance Consulting Services: Within the gas pipeline industry, operating a Natural gas or Hazardous Liquid system accordant to Part 192 or 195 of The Code of Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations, can at times present itself to be very challenging. It is our sincere goal at Pipeline Regulatory Consultants, Inc., to eliminate these concerns by implementing our “Pipeline Compliance Program,” designed to ensure compliance with the above-referenced pipeline safety rules, without some of the worries of operating a gas or liquids system.
The infrastructure we rely on every day—from natural gas pipelines and high-voltage electric lines to water systems and communication networks—is mostly below the surface. That’s why Subsite Electronics developed the most comprehensive suite of Underground Awareness® products in the industry. Our Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) guidance equipment, utility locators, utility inspection systems, and equipment machine controls help keep underground construction professionals safe and efficient, which makes a better world for all of us.
Claims Management Resources
Contact: Jana Gridley Email: [email protected]
Claims Management Resources are process experts motivated to maximize time, optimize efficiency, scale processes, and get more out of every minute and every dollar. They didn’t arrive here by chance; their success is a result of over 30 years of continuous learning and applied experience. Their culture is rooted in the ideals of authenticity and transparency. At CMR, they believe in healthy and balanced competition supported by an incentivized approach to drive results. They identify process defects, both internally and externally, and develop quantifiable solutions improving the experience for every person involved. The results speak for themselves: faster cycle times, millions of claims resolved, and thriving customer relationships.
Contact: James Miazza Email: [email protected]
Digtix is a next-generation, market-leading damage prevention software solution developed by 4iQ Solutions’ partner, Apex Data Solutions and Services.
More than ticket management, Digtix is a full-service damage-prevention platform for utility operators and professional locators. The system not only helps you better handle your locate requests, but looks at the entire life cycle of excavation projects - from predictive risk analysis before the locate is performed to documenting all of the activities which take place after the locate. Artificial intelligence combined with machine learning are leveraged to revolutionize the way the industry collects data and makes data-driven decisions automatically and effectively.
Launched in 2012, Digtix is the most modern enterprise ticket management system available to the industry today. Our engineering commitment sets a standard of delivering new features every month, ensuring that we are the most rapidly developing solution available on the market. This is one of the many ways we are continually delivering more value to our clients. Digtix serves clients throughout the U.S. and Canada, processing millions of locate requests annually.
Hosted on AWS (Amazon Web Services), Digtix is accessible on any desktop computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone to manage your damage prevention operations. By embracing an open system that allows simple integration with your operations and reporting, you will finally be in control of your data to leverage that information, therefore, making smarter decisions. Only Digtix’s intelligent prioritization and workload balancing ensures the protection of billions of dollars of underground infrastructure. When every detail matters, you can TRUST Digtix.
The entire Digtix team is excited to support Okie 811.