Vice President, Operations, Nicor Gas North
Tim Goodson was named vice president, Operations for Nicor Gas North in December 2011. He is responsible for day-to-day operations including ensuring safety, compliance, operational excellence and financial performance. Nicor Gas serves 2.2 million customers and is a subsidiary of AGL Resources (NYSE: GAS), the largest natural gas-only distribution company in the United States based on customer count.
Mr. Goodson brings more than 33 years of operations, project management, safety and environmental experience to this role, 13 of which have been spent in the energy industry. Previously, Mr. Goodson was vice president, Midstream Services, where he oversaw the development and operation of the company's two salt dome storage facilities, Golden Triangle Storage in Texas and Jefferson Island Storage & Hub in Louisiana.
After joining AGL Resources in 1999 as a consultant, Mr. Goodson was eventually tapped to lead the company's Environmental, Health & Safety and Crisis Management organization.
Before joining AGL Resources, Mr. Goodson held positions within the gas, chemical and oil industries at Allied Signal, Union Texas Petroleum, Rhone Poulenc Inc. and The RETEC Group, Inc.
Mr. Goodson is active in the American Gas Association, serving on the Operations Safety Regulatory Action and Underground Storage committees. He also serves on the Underground Storage Committee of the Southern Gas Association, and he is a member of the American Society of Safety Engineers and the American Industrial Hygiene Association.
He is a former board member of the Chattahoochee Nature Center, the Georgia Industry Environmental Coalition, and Trees Atlanta. He is also a graduate of Institute for Georgia Environmental Leadership. He is past chairman of Troop 795 Committee, Boys Scouts of America.
Mr. Goodson earned his bachelor of science from Clemson University and his master of science from the University of South Carolina.
Tim and his wife Donna reside in Houston. They have two adult children.
About Southern Company Gas
Southern Company Gas is a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Southern Company (NYSE: SO), America’s premier energy company. Southern Company Gas serves approximately 4.5 million natural gas utility customers through its regulated distribution companies in seven states and more than 1 million retail customers through its companies that market natural gas and related home services. Other nonutility businesses include asset management for natural gas wholesale customers and ownership and operation of natural gas storage facilities. For more information, visit Southern Company Gas at southerncompanygas.com.