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  • NW Natural Reaches 700,000 Total Customer Milestone

    Wednesday November 19, 2014 by Ben

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Northwest Natural Gas Company, dba NW Natural (NYSE:NWN), announced today that it’s now serving 700,000 customers throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington.

    NW Natural first brought gas to this region 155 years ago to light gas lamps on … read more

    First Freeze a Good Reminder to Think About Efficiency at Home Says NW Natural

    Wednesday November 12, 2014 by Ben

    PORTLAND, Ore. – As temperatures dip below freezing for the first time this season, NW Natural (NYSE:NWN) reminds customers of ways they can save even more on their home heating bills.

    “Our customers already save more than 60 percent on … read more

    Puget Sound Energy, Totem Ocean Sign LNG Fuel Supply Agreement

    Thursday October 30, 2014 by Ben

    Bellevue, Wash.  – Puget Sound Energy (PSE), Washington state’s oldest local energy company, and Totem Ocean Trailer Express (Totem Ocean) today announced they have signed a contract for PSE to provide liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fuel Totem Ocean’s two … read more

    Avista Grants Awarded to Benefit Local Youth Programs

    Wednesday October 22, 2014 by Ben

    Spokane, Wash.—The Avista Fund will distribute a total of $7,700 in grant money to local youth organizations. The Avista Fund grants directly benefit the people who live in and around Sanders County.

    This year, 15 different applications for funds were … read more

    FortisBC starts construction of expanded Tilbury LNG Facility

    Tuesday October 21, 2014 by Ben

    SURREY, BC– FortisBC – a subsidiary of Fortis Inc. – officially started construction of its $400-million Tilbury LNG Facility expansion project today. The company is adding 1.1 million gigajoules of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to storage and 34,000 gigajoules per … read more

    Natural Gas Utilities Reviewing Peers to Elevate Safety

    Wednesday October 15, 2014 by Ben

    Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) today announced the creation of a voluntary industry effort to further elevate the safe and reliable delivery of natural gas to homes and businesses throughout North America. The AGA Board of Directors … read more

    AGA: Natural Gas System Delivered As Promised During Record Winter

    Monday September 22, 2014 by Ben

    Washington, D.C. – The natural gas delivery system in the United States achieved historic levels of performance this past winter. More natural gas was delivered through more pipelines to more customers than ever before, and customer bills remained affordable. The … read more

    Alpha Natural Resources Selects Plum Energy to Supply LNG for Eagle Butte Mine Haul Trucks

    Friday September 19, 2014 by Ben

    Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., announced today that Plum Energy LLC will construct a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant on property adjacent to Alpha Coal West Inc.’s Eagle Butte Mine, near Gillette, Wyoming. The Plum Energy facility will supply LNG to … read more

    Avista Makes Annual Price Adjustment Requests in Washington

    Friday September 12, 2014 by Ben

    SPOKANE, Wash. Avista filed its annual Residential Exchange Program and Purchased Gas Cost Adjustment (PGA) requests that would result in a 0.6 percent decrease in electric revenue, and increase natural gas revenue by 1.2 percent in Washington, if the requests … read more

    AGA Launches Threat Information Sharing Center for Natural Gas Utilities

    Tuesday September 9, 2014 by Ben

    Washington, D.C. – The American Gas Association (AGA) today launched a new tool to help further enhance the security of natural gas utilities. The Downstream Natural Gas Information Sharing and Analysis Center (DNG ISAC) is a platform for sharing cyber … read more