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  • Legislative Energy Horizons Institute Concludes First Session for 2014 Class

    Thursday August 28, 2014 by Ben

    Richland, WA — The Legislative Energy Horizon Institute (LEHI) brought together 34 state and provincial legislative energy leaders in its 2014 class for the first thirty hours of the acclaimed certificate program August 23 – 26 in Richland, Wash. Founding … read more

    NW Natural teams up with American Red Cross for Natl. Preparedness Month Events

    Monday August 25, 2014 by Ben

    PORTLAND, Ore. – The American Red Cross and NW Natural are teaming up during National Preparedness Month to help Oregonians and Southwest Washingtonians prepare for a natural disaster or emergency. During the month of September, Get Ready events will be … read more

    8/11 Serves as Reminder to Call 811 Before Digging

    Monday August 11, 2014 by Ben

    PORTLAND, Ore. — NW Natural (NYSE:NWN) hopes this date, 8/11, will serve as a reminder to call 811 before digging to have underground utility lines marked. Every six minutes a line is damaged because someone decided to dig without first … read more

    National Energy Foundation Appoints AGA’s Lori Traweek as Board Chair

    Thursday July 17, 2014 by Ben

    Salt Lake City, UT – National Energy Foundation (NEF) is pleased to announce Lori Traweek as the new chair of its Board of Directors. Lori Traweek is the senior vice president and chief operating officer of American Gas Association (AGA), … read more

    NW Natural Launches “Energy Analyzer” to Help Customers Save Energy & Money

    Monday July 14, 2014 by Ben

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Northwest Natural Gas Company, dba NW Natural (NYSE:NWN), has created a new tool to help customers save energy and money.

    The online Energy Analyzer is easy to use: customers simply go to the company website’s Energy Analyzer … read more

    Governor Kitzhaber announces awards to spur compressed natural gas market in Oregon

    Monday June 30, 2014 by Ben

    (Salem, OR) — Governor Kitzhaber today announced awards for eight projects that will advance alternative fuels across the state. Oregon Department of Transportation will award a total of $4 million in federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality Funds to qualified projects … read more

    NGSA 2014 Summer Outlook Indicates Slight Upward Pressure on Natural Gas Prices Compared to Summer 2013

    Thursday June 5, 2014 by Ben

    (Washington, D.C.) – Pressure on natural gas prices is likely to be slightly upward this summer compared to summer 2013, the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) today said in its annual Summer Outlook assessment of the natural gas market. Using

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    NW Natural to Credit $11 Million to Oregon Customers on June Bills

    Thursday June 5, 2014 by Ben

    PORTLAND, Ore. –Northwest Natural Gas Company, dba NW Natural (NYSE:NWN), will issue an Interstate Storage credit to its Oregon customers on their June bills for the 13th year in a row.

    This year’s credit is for approximately $11 million and … read more

    AGA: Flexible Approach Allows for Efficient and Affordable Applications of Clean Natural Gas

    Monday June 2, 2014 by Ben

    Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) issued the following statement on the announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) of a proposed rule under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act:

    “The American Gas Association believes it is … read more

    Governor Kitzhaber Launches Oregon’s First Public CNG Fueling Station

    Monday May 19, 2014 by Ben

    Governor John Kitzhaber will cut the ribbon at Oregon’s first public Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station June 11 in Eugene.  Because costs can run 50% less than gasoline and diesel, CNG is commonly used in private fleets, but until … read more