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Northwest Natural Gas Company (NWN)

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Northwest Natural Gas Company
220 N.W. Second Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
United States - Map
Phone: 503-226-4211

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Gas Utilities
Full Time Employees:1,076

Business Summary 

Northwest Natural Gas Company stores and distributes natural gas in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Local Gas Distribution and Gas Storage. The Local Gas Distribution segment engages in the purchase, sale, and delivery of natural gas and related services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Oregon and southwest Washington. This segment builds and maintains pipeline distribution system; purchases gas from producers and marketers; contracts for the transportation of gas from the supply basins to service territory over pipelines; and resells gas. It also transports customer-owned gas from the interstate pipeline connection or city gates to the customers’ end-use facilities. The Gas Storage segment provides underground natural gas storage services to interstate and intrastate markets. This segment primarily serves natural gas production or distribution, electric generation, and energy marketing companies. It hold leases and other property interests in approximately 12,000 net acres of underground natural gas storage in Oregon; and approximately 5,000 net acres of underground natural gas storage in California, as well as owns rights to depleted gas reservoirs in Mist, Oregon. Northwest Natural Gas Company was founded in 1859 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

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Corporate Governance 
Northwest Natural Gas Company’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2016 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 7; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 3.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Gregg S. Kantor , 58
Chief Exec. Officer and Director
Mr. David H. Anderson , 54
Pres and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Gregory C. Hazelton , 52
Chief Financial Officer, Sr. VP and Treasurer
Mr. Brody J. Wilson , 36
Chief Accounting Officer, Controller and Assistant Treasurer
Mr. Ngoni Murandu , 41
Chief Information Officer and VP
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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