About Us Overview
Date Requested: Nov 24 2014 9:56 AM

In business since 1930, Northern Natural Gas owns and operates the largest interstate natural gas pipeline system in the United States. Northern Natural Gas' pipeline system stretches across 11 states, from the Permian Basin in Texas to Michigan's Upper Peninsula, providing access to five of the major natural gas supply regions in North America.

Northern Natural Gas is based in Omaha, Nebraska.

The system includes:

   14,700 miles of natural gas pipeline;
   5.5 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) of Market Area design capacity, plus 2.0 Bcf/d of Field Area capacity;
   Five natural gas storage facilities;
   Approximately 840 employees

Northern Natural Gas provides natural gas transportation and storage services to 81 utilities and numerous producers, energy marketing companies and industrial end users. It also provides grid transportation between other interstate and intrastate pipelines, and access to major North American gas supply basins in Canada, the Rocky Mountains, the MidContinent and Permian Basins, and major shale gas developments. Northern accesses supply from every major Mid-Continent basin, as well as the Rocky Mountain and Western Canadian basins. This supply is ultimately delivered to end-use customers located in Minnesota, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Illinois and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.

Natural Gas Storage Services
Northern Natural Gas operates three natural gas storage facilities and two liquefied natural gas peaking units. These storage facilities are central to meeting our customers' peak-day system requirements with a total firm and operational capacity of 73 Bcf/d, including 4 Bcf/d of liquefied natural gas. Northern has firm and interruptible storage services that are available as a reliable and flexible customer supply source to meet short-and long-term market demand and arbitrage opportunities.

Customer Service
Northern Natural Gas has ranked first in customer satisfaction for nine consecutive years in the major organizational group category of the Mastio & Company Customer Satisfaction Survey.

Safety
In 2013, the Northern Natural Gas earned the Double Platinum Award of Honor with Distinction from the Greater Omaha Chapter of the National Safety Council in recognition of 24 years of superior safety and health programs and accomplishments.

Helping You Manage Your Business
Northern Natural Gas doesn't just deliver natural gas, they deliver solutions, tools and resources that improve the lives of their customers. Northern offers many services and has access to a wide range of supply basins to help you manage your business easily and efficiently.

 

Northern Natural Gas Company is a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy. If you have any questions or comments, please submit our Feedback Form.