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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

Natural Gas Utilities Applaud President’s Efforts to Upgrade Our Nation’s Infrastructure

Wednesday May 14, 2014 by Ben

Washington, D.C. – The United States has more than 2.4 million miles of natural gas pipelines. President Barack Obama is calling for action under Executive Order 13604 to upgrade and modernize our nation’s infrastructure, highlighting his administration’s efforts to streamline … read more

Spectra Energy’s Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project Accepted into Application Review Stage

Wednesday May 7, 2014 by Ben

VANCOUVER – Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE:SE) is pleased to announce that its submission of an Environmental Assessment Certificate Application (Application) for the Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project (Project) has been formally accepted for review by the BC Environmental Assessment Office … read more