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Northwest Natural Gas Company (NWN)

46.59 Up 0.25(0.54%) Nov 21, 4:02PM EST
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Northwest Natural Gas Company
220 NW Second Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
United States - Map
Phone: 503-226-4211

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Gas Utilities
Full Time Employees:1,100

Business Summary 

Northwest Natural Gas Company stores and distributes natural gas primarily in Oregon, Washington, and California. The company operates in two segments, Local Gas Distribution and Gas Storage. The Local Gas Distribution segment distributes natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Oregon and southwest Washington. It is involved in building and maintaining pipeline distribution system; purchasing gas from producers and marketers; contracting for the transportation of gas from the supply basins to service territory over pipelines; and reselling the gas. This segment also transports customer-owned gas from the interstate pipeline connection or city gates to the customers’ end-use facilities. The Gas Storage segment offers underground natural gas storage services to interstate and intrastate customers. It holds leases and other property interests in approximately 12,000 net acres of underground natural gas storage in Oregon; and 5,000 net acres of underground natural gas storage in California. This segment serves primarily natural gas production or distribution, electric generation, and energy marketing companies. 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 Nov 1, 2014 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 5; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 4.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Gregg S. Kantor , 56
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. Stephen P. Feltz , 58
Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
Mr. David H. Anderson , 52
Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
Ms. Lea Anne Doolittle , 58
Chief Admin. Officer and Sr. VP
Ms. Margaret D. Kirkpatrick , 59
Sr. VP and Gen. Counsel
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 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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