Summit Natural Gas Unveils New Liquefied Natural Gas Facility in Lebanon

November 13, 2018

LEBANON, MO – Today, Summit Natural Gas of Missouri held a ribbon cutting at its new liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in Lebanon, Missouri. The new facility increases capacity on Summit’s natural gas system and will help fuel the area’s impressive economic growth. [...]


Colorado Natural Gas Partners with Pueblo Schools to Provide Supplies to Kids in Need

September 5th, 2018

LITTLETON, Colorado – Colorado Natural Gas, Inc. (CNG) recently donated back-to-school supplies for students at Sierra Vista Elementary. Corey Thompson, Colorado Natural Gas’s Pueblo West District Manager, gathered the backpacks and other supplies and delivered them to the school. He was also able to purchase some cleaning and classroom supplies for the teachers. “At Colorado [...]


Summit Natural Gas of Maine Turns on First Customer in Sidney

August 27th, 2018

Summit is now focused on building out the system to residential customers throughout the community. SIDNEY, ME – Summit Natural Gas of Maine (Summit) turned on natural gas service to Pike Industries in Sidney over the weekend, marking the completion of the company’s summer expansion project to the town. Summit will now focus on installing [...]


Summit Utilities Encourages Safety Awareness on National 811 Day.

August 8th, 2018

LITTLETON, Colorado (Aug. 10, 2018) – August 11 marks National 811 Day. To celebrate, Summit Utilities (SUI) is reminding all residents and contractors nation-wide to call 811 to have underground utility lines marked prior to any project that requires digging, excavation or driving materials, like fence posts, into the ground. Every hour, more than six [...]


AOG Participates in United Way of Fort Smith Day of Caring

June 14th, 2018

Arkansas employees recently volunteered with United Way on their annual Day of Caring projects. Volunteers painted and cleaned a building for the River Valley Christian Life Corps, then shared a lunch with the staff before heading back to work for the rest of the day. AOG employees receive 20 hours a year to volunteer time [...]


Summit Natural Gas of Maine Announces Winners of 2018 Charitable Giving Program. Camp to Belong and Pathway to Potential Earn Top Grants.

June 4th, 2018

YARMOUTH, Maine – Summit Natural Gas of Maine today announced the recipients of the company’s 2018 Charitable Giving Program. Camp to Belong and Pathway to Potential will receive $4,000 each. Augusta Colonial Theater, Central ME Growth Council, Falmouth Food Pantry, and Yarmouth Fire Rescue Explorers Post 178 will also each receive $1,000 donations. “At Summit, [...]


CNG Staffers help the Denver Botanic Gardens prep for the growing season.

May 31st, 2018

A group of employees in Colorado recently visited the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms and completed a variety of tasks to help prepare the farm for the growing season. The volunteers tilled a plot of land, cleaned up and smoothed out pathways, weeded, planted perennials, and mulched flower beds.


SNG Staffers team up with the Mountain Grove Lions Club for city-wide cleanup.

May 31st, 2018

Several employees from the Mountain Grove office in Missouri teamed up with the Mountain Grove Lions Club and the City of Mountain Grove for a city-wide cleanup. The Lions Club and Summit Natural Gas joined forces to pick up items for those who could not haul them off themselves.


NETL Study Concludes That ONE Future Program Can Potentially Reduce Methane Emissions by 33% More Than Goal of 1%

May 24th, 2018

Natural Gas Coalition on Track to Reduce Methane Emissions to Less Than 1% by 2025 HOUSTON, May 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ONE Future Coalition (ONE Future) announced today that the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) has released its report, Industry Partnerships and Their Role in Reducing Natural Gas Supply Chain Greenhouse Gas Emissions. The report [...]


Summit Celebrates Earth Day!

April 23rd, 2018

Summit celebrated Earth Day a day late by volunteering at Fels Groves Farm Preserve in Yarmouth mulching trees, picking up trash and getting the area ready for the community to enjoy this Spring and Summer.


April is national safe digging month!

April 5th, 2018

MAKE A CALL TO 811 PART OF YOUR SPRINGTIME PLANS Spring is finally here! With the snow melted and the ground ready for planting, eager homeowners like you are gearing up to start those outdoor digging projects. Before you reach for that shovel to start digging, remember to call 811, the national call-before-you-dig number, to [...]


Summit Natural Gas of Maine Announces Expansion to Sidney

February 16th, 2018

The project will bring natural gas to residential and commercial customers in the community SIDNEY, ME – Summit Natural Gas of Maine (Summit) plans to break ground on an expansion project to Sidney this spring. The project will bring reliable and clean-burning natural gas to residential and commercial customers in the community, including Pike Industries, allowing them to convert [...]


Summit Natural Gas Completes Lebanon Compressor Project To Increase Capacity To The Lebanon Area

January 31st, 2018

Lebanon, Missouri – Today, Summit Natural Gas of Missouri completed the installation of a new compressor at its Diggins Compressor Station. The new compressor will increase natural gas capacity to the Lebanon area by about 30 percent and provide greater reliability to the region. “Our city council, state elected leaders and community have done a tremendous job of [...]


Summit Natural Gas Partners with the American Heart Association for Little Hats, Big Hearts Program

January 26th, 2018

Lebanon, Missouri – Summit Natural Gas of Missouri today joined the American Heart Association of Missouri at Mercy Hospital in Lebanon to kick off this year’s Little Hats, Big Hearts program. For the second year in a row, Summit is the sole supporting sponsor of the program at Mercy Hospital. “At Summit, we are always proud [...]


Summit Partners with Swallows Charter Academy

September 7th, 2017

As part of our Community Giving & Sponsorship Program, Colorado Natural Gas recently partnered with Swallows Charter Academy, located in Pueblo West, to donate school supplies to families in need of help paying for them. Corey Thompson, the Pueblo West district manager, volunteered to purchase backpacks, fill them with the necessary school supplies, and drop [...]


Arkansas Attorney Kathy Alexander Joins Summit Utilities, Inc.’s Board of Directors

June 8th, 2017

Alexander joins the Summit Board after the company’s recent acquisition of Fort Smith-based Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corporation FORT SMITH, AR -- Kathy Alexander, an Arkansas native and advisor at the Roberts Law Firm in Little Rock, Arkansas, has joined the Board of Directors of Summit Utilities, Inc. Summit recently acquired Fort Smith-based Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corporation, [...]


Summit Utilities Acquires Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corporation

March 31st, 2017

AOG will retain its name going forward. Fort Smith, AR – Summit Utilities, Inc. (SUI) today completed its acquisition of A. O. G. Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corporation (AOG), which serves nearly 60,000 natural gas utility customers in Arkansas and Oklahoma. “Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corporation has spent more than seven decades [...]


Summit Utilities to Acquire Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corporation

August 8th, 2016

Fort Smith, AR – Summit Utilities today announced an agreement with the shareholders of A.O.G. Corporation to acquire the company and its wholly-owned subsidiary Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corporation (AOG), which serves nearly 60,000 natural gas utility customers in Arkansas and Oklahoma. “Arkansas Oklahoma Gas Corporation has built a strong foundation in its service territories and [...]


Historic Church turns to New Technology

September 19th, 2014

Christ Church in Gardiner is the oldest continuously operating Episcopal Church in Maine. For more than 200 years it has played a vital role in the community as a place for people to share their faith, host nonprofit events, raisemoney for community organizations and so much more. This year, the church is turning to new [...]


VIDEO: Residential Line Installation

May 14th, 2014

We're proud to announce that we've started installing residential service lines in a number of communities in the Kennebec Valley and beyond. This video, featuring Ted LaGasse, one of our distribution pipeline inspectors from Summit Natural Gas of Maine who shares how a recent service line was installed to a residence in Fairfield, Maine. If [...]


Gas is turned on. Historic day for Augusta

May 7th, 2014

Natural gas is now flowing to Cony High School, making the city of Augusta the first Summit Natural Gas of Maine customer to receive natural gas service as part of the company's planned $460 million investment to construct natural gas infrastructure in the state. In the next few weeks, hundreds of more businesses and thousands [...]


Summit Natural Gas Celebrates Milestone for Kennebec Valley Project

May 7th, 2014

On Tuesday, Summit Natural Gas of Maine hosted an event at Thomas College to celebrate the installation of more than 100 miles of pipeline in the Kennebec Valley. Governor Paul R. LePage was part of the large crowd of local community leaders invited by Summit Natural Gas of Maine to celebrate the accomplishment and the [...]


Summit Natural Gas Authorized to Lay Pipe in Waterville

July 16th, 2013

Morning Sentinel, July 16, 2013 By Amy Calder acalder@mainetoday.com Staff Writer WATERVILLE – City councilors Tuesday took final votes to authorize Summit Natural Gas of Maine Inc. to install distribution pipelines through the city. The 6-0 vote to approve is contingent on Summit getting road opening permits from the city's public works department. The distribution pipeline, [...]


Summit Natural Gas of Maine Announces Contractors and Starts Construction

June 4th, 2013

Gov. Paul LePage celebrates job creation, company's commitment to communities in Central Maine AUGUSTA, Maine - Summit Natural Gas of Maine, based in Augusta, announced today the start of construction and contracts with three construction firms to begin the build-out of its $350 million Kennebec Valley natural gas transmission and distribution system. The three contractors [...]


Summit Natural Gas to expand to Kennebec Valley

April 25th, 2013

WATERVILLE, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — Sappi Fine Paper North America and Huhtamaki have signed on with Summit Natural Gas of Maine in a two-fold project that will bring natural gas to the Kennebec Valley. Construction will begin next month on an 88-mile long transmission pipe that will bring natural gas straight to the two paper mills. [...]


Huhtamaki to Receive Natural Gas from Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Inc.

April 21st, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine - Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Inc. announced today that the Augusta-based company has signed an agreement to provide Huhtamaki Packaging with natural gas service to its Waterville facility. Huhtamaki is a leading manufacturer of molded fiber tableware including the popular Chinet brand. The Waterville plant is one of 10 in the United [...]


Michael Minkos Named President of Summit Natural Gas of Maine

April 18th, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine - Summit Utilities, Inc. announced today that it has hired Michael Minkos as president of Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Inc. Minkos has more than 30 years of gas and electric utility experience and has held management positions in operations, energy supply and project development. He has held high level positions at New [...]


Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Inc. Submits Proposal to Provide Gas Service to Capitol Region

April 16th, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine - Summit Natural Gas of Maine has announced that the Augusta-based company submitted a proposal on April 12 in response to the City of Augusta, City of Hallowell, City of Gardiner, Kennebec County and Regional School Unit (RSU) #2 request for proposals to provide natural gas service to their public facilities and to residential [...]


Cumberland Budget up 3%; Council OK’s Natural Gas Plan

March 27th, 2013

CUMBERLAND — The Town Council unanimously approved the fiscal 2014 municipal budget Monday. Councilors also backed a memorandum of understanding with a company that wants to extend natural gas service to the area. The budget will increase nearly $263,000, or about 3.2 percent, to $8.4 million. The capital improvements portion accounts for the bulk of the [...]


Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Inc. Selected by Cumberland, Falmouth and Yarmouth to Provide Gas Service

March 1st, 2013

Annual economic impact of project is more than $20 million AUGUSTA, Maine - Summit Natural Gas of Maine has announced that the Augusta-based company has received approval by the town councils of Cumberland, Falmouth and Yarmouth to provide natural gas line and utility service to their businesses and residents starting in 2014. The proposal from [...]


Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Inc. Submits Proposal to Serve University of Maine Locations

February 2nd, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine - Summit Natural Gas of Maine announced today that the Augusta-based company has submitted a response to the University of Maine system's request for proposal to provide natural gas line and utility service for its Augusta, Farmington and Presque Isle campuses. The submitted proposal documents the company's investment in infrastructure of approximately $1.4 [...]


Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Inc. Prepared to Serve Cumberland, Falmouth and Yarmouth

January 30th, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine - Summit Natural Gas of Maine announced today that the Augusta-based company has responded to the combined request for proposal from Cumberland, Falmouth and Yarmouth to provide natural gas line and utility service. The submitted proposal documents the company's investment in infrastructure of approximately $9.5 million dollars in steel main line transmission pipe [...]


Maine PUC Grants Unconditional Approval to Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Inc. for Natural Gas Expansion in Kennebec Valley and Beyond

January 11th, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine - On January 10, the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) unanimously approved Summit Natural Gas of Maine, Inc.'s request for authorization to provide natural gas service to 17 Maine towns in the Kennebec Valley. The authorization allows the company to immediately begin construction of the natural gas pipelines. The company has unconditional approval [...]