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Natural Gas Outlook


July 16, 2013 (2013-09)

Contacts:  Susan Ackerman, Chair, 503 378-6611, Stephen Bloom, Commissioner, 503 378-6611, John Savage, Commissioner, 503 378-6611, Bob Valdez, Public Affairs Specialist, 503 378-8962 

Salem, OR.  What trends are emerging in the natural gas industry? That topic will be explored by the Oregon Public Utility Commission during its annual Natural Gas Outlook Special Public meeting Thursday, July 18, 2013. The hearing begins at 1 p.m. (PST) in the Main Hearing Room at 550 Capitol Street in Salem.

Representatives of the Northwest Gas Association and Oregon’s three natural gas companies will provide perspectives on a range of issues facing the natural gas industry including how prices could change this fall.

Oregon’s natural gas companies will send requests to the Commission this summer for approval to adjust their gas rates in the fall.


·          Northwest Gas Association: market trends, supply and demand issues, policies, etc.
·          Utility presentations by Avista, Cascade, Northwest Natural covering Purchased Gas Adjustment filings, procurement plans/practices, and specific market issues/fundamentals
·          Listen call-in option—1-855-463-3863 Code 6782#