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Northwest Natural Gas Company (NWN)

New York Stock Exchange Consolidated Issue - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
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Northwest Natural Gas Company

220 N.W. Second Avenue
Portland, OR 97209
United States

IndustryGas Utilities
Full Time Employees1,123

Key Executives

Mr. David H. AndersonChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director1.22M143.4k55
Mr. Brody J. WilsonVP, Treasurer, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller428.85kN/A38
Ms. Lea Anne DoolittleChief Admin. Officer and Sr. VP462.61k39.45k61
Ms. MardiLyn SaathoffSr. VP of Regulation and Gen. Counsel586.87k40.65k60
Mr. Grant M. YoshiharaSr. VP of Utility Operations440.05k29.34k62
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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. Currency in USD.


Northwest Natural Gas Company stores and distributes natural gas in the United States. The company operates in 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.

Corporate Governance

Northwest Natural Gas Company’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 6; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.