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  • 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

    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

    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