A New World Order in 2016 and Beyond: Natural Gas

Join us for NWGA’s free webinar on July 28th at noon to hear Gordon Pickering, Director in the Energy, Navigant.  A discussion of current natural gas market conditions and the challenges ahead in the global gas and LNG market. The webinar is open to the first 95 registrants to sign up. We will circulate the information […]

PNWER’s 26th Annual Summit

26th Annual PNWER Summit July 17-21, 2016 Calgary, Alberta Visit pnwer.org/2016-Summit to see the full agenda, speakers, and accommodations.  Join more than 550 legislators, business leaders, academics and local government representatives in Calgary, Alberta for four days of in-depth work sessions, high-level networking and enlightening keynote speeches. Come early to see the world-famous  Calgary Stampede July […]

2016 AEC Carbon Panel: Where is the Pacific Northwest’s Carbon Policy Headed?

There has been a great deal of wondering and speculation about what new carbon policies could arrive in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia over the next few years. The upcoming carbon tax initiative (I-732) in Washington has accelerated this discussion, and we are glad to have policy experts on hand to tell us about what to expect […]

Final Touches are Being Made to the Annual Energy Conference

On June 9-10, we will proudly present the 13th Annual Energy Conference at Skamania Lodge. As always, we have a terrific group of sponsors and speakers lined up, and look forward to continuing to discuss the current events and the future of energy in the Northwest.  We are pleased to confirm our Keynote Speakers as: John […]

Jeff Burks to Present on Economic Impacts of the Potential Washington Carbon Rule

We are excited to have Jeff Burks on hand to discuss the implementation of Washington’s Clean Air rule and the requirement for 35 or more covered firms to reduce GHG emissions. This not only has important economic implications for the covered firms but will potentially impact the cost of energy, economic output, and jobs of […]

2016 State and Provincial Fact Sheet

The NWGA state and provincial fact sheets are updated and ready for 2016.  We find the the Fact Sheets extremely useful as we are out and about.  We typically leave them behind to highlight the natural gas industry within the Pacific Northwest region. We hope you will make use of them as much as we do. […]

AGA: Residential Natural Gas Bills Expected to be Lower Than 2014/15 Winter

Washington, D.C. – The direct use of natural gas continues to be the most affordable energy option for home heating and offers lower greenhouse gas emissions than other home energy sources. The American Gas Association (AGA) held its annual winter outlook event today where the Association explored expectations for the 2015-16 winter heating season. On average, […]

NW Natural’s Washington Gas Customers to See a 14% Reduction in Rates

PORTLAND, Ore. — For the fifth time in seven years, NW Natural (NYSE:NWN), is requesting a rate reduction for Washington customers. If approved by the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC), customer rates will decrease by more than 14% starting Nov. 1. This means customers will be paying less for natural gas than they did 15 […]