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CenterPoint Energy Welcomes New Texas Damage Prevention Manager
CNP is happy to formally announce the hire of Kyle Coggins as the Damage Prevention Manager for the Texas region. Kyle comes to CenterPoint with many years of experience in Damage Prevention Leadership, most recently
with Black Hills Energy in Arkansas. He served
as the Chairman of the Arkansas Gas Association, Director for the Arkansas 811 Board of Directors and led the legislative committee for AR811. He created the Arkansas Common Ground Alliance, and was president of the NWA Damage Prevention Alliance. Prior to his time in Damage Prevention, he worked in Gas Operations as an Operations Specialist. Kyle also served as a United States Marine and holds a degree in International Relations from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
Kyle is also a dad to three young daughters, who
he adores. They keep him and his wife, Shelley, extremely busy on softball fields, bike rides, and everything related to swimming. Kyle is also an avid runner, hunter, and is a passionate trout fisherman.
We look forward to the passion that Kyle brings regarding Damage Prevention and the great addition he will be for the CenterPoint Energy team and Texas Damage Prevention efforts.
Every job, every time.
CenterPoint Energy training is focused on making sure your leadership and field personnel understand the 811 state laws, safe digging best practices, and other tips to help your projects be completed damage free without the delays and expenses of cutting a natural gas line. Most importantly, it is critical we cover how to stay safe in the event of a cut natural gas line.
   Our training also covers the steps to prevent natural gas ignition, explosion, and inherent risks should blowing gas from a damaged pipeline occur in your community.
To schedule your training session, email
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