News & Events
Febrary 12, 2016
SourceGas Arkansas, Inc. is now Black Hills Energy in Arkansas
SourceGas is now Black Hills Energy, as Black Hills today announced its successful acquisition of SourceGas, the natural gas utility serving 429,000 customers in Arkansas, Colorado, Nebraska and Wyoming.
“Black Hills Energy is excited to provide our new customers with safe, reliable energy and to maintain strong local ties that benefit the communities where we live and work,” said Todd Jacobs, the new vice president of operations for Black Hills Energy in Arkansas, based in Fayetteville.
April 1, 2015
SOURCEGAS ARKANSAS’ ON-GOING INVESTMENTS IN PIPELINE SAFETY AND RELIABILITY HIGHLIGHTED IN RATE PROPOSAL
SourceGas Arkansas, Inc. filed a request for a general rate change with the Arkansas Public Service Commission. If approved, the proposal is expected to increase average residential customer bill less than $5 per month. Because of our significant investments in safety, reliability, and customer service, our costs to serve our customers are expected to rise by $17.3 million since our last rate case. Higher revenues from system expansion and growth will offset $4.7 million of these additional costs. Today, SourceGas is asking the Commission to allow us to recover the remaining portion through a fair increase in our rates.
September 23, 2014
Statement: SourceGas Responds to USA Today and NBC News Stories
SourceGas is dedicated to maintaining safe and reliable natural gas delivery to our customers, and our significant investments in pipeline replacements reflect that dedication. It is important to note that, as of 2012, SourceGas has replaced all cast iron pipes with safer materials. The biggest threat to pipelines is third-party damage, so we encourage everybody in our communities to call 811 before you dig for free utility locating.
May 20, 2014
Single Parents Group Gets Scholarship Support From Gas Utility
SourceGas provides $1,500 to Benton County Scholarship Fund.
SourceGas Arkansas Inc presented a $1,500 check to the Single Parents Scholarship Fund of Benton County (“SPSF/BC”). The SPSF/BC funds over 140 scholarships that enable single parents to attain self-sufficiency through post-secondary education.
February 6, 2014
State of the Union and Propane Prices Drive Demand for Natural Gas
President Obama called attention to the alternative of “American natural gas” in last week’s State of the Union Address, declaring it the “fuel that can power our economy.” As inquiries about natural gas service spike in response to propane prices, SourceGas is providing guidance on quickly identifying available natural gas service near homes or businesses.
October 7, 2013
September 9, 2013SourceGas Investments in Safety Highlighted in Rate Proposal
SourceGas Arkansas Inc. filed with the Arkansas Public Service Commission (APSC) for its first request for rate increases in nearly seven years. The proposal, if approved, would allow the company to recover the substantial investments in safety and reliability it has made since October 2012, as well as those it plans to make in the coming year.
February 20, 2013
December 11, 2012
Watch the video on the NWAhomepage.com at http://nwahomepage.com/fulltext/?nxd_id=389172
October 31, 2012
April 24, 2012
SourceGas Launches New Home Energy Reporting Pilot Program for Residential Customers
October 13, 2011
SourceGas will begin sending comparative Home Energy Reports to 25,000 of its residential customers in Arkansas. This launch is part of the utility’s innovative new energy efficiency program designed to provide customers with personalized information regarding their gas usage. Combined with household-specific savings tips, the reports empower SourceGas customers to make small behavioral adjustments that will help lower their monthly energy bills..
Arkansas Western Gas Company is now SourceGas Arkansas Inc. - June 3, 2011
June 3, 2011
Effective July 1, 2011 Arkansas Western Gas company will change its name to SourceGas Arkansas Inc. SourceGas LLC acquired Arkansas Western Gas Company from Southwestern Energy three years ago.
May 25, 2011Arkansas River Valley Tornado Response - May 25, 2011
At approximately 12:00 a.m. on May 25, 2011 a thunderstorm cell with apparent tornado touchdowns struck the Arkansas River Valley. The path of the damage hit the communities SourceGas serves of Etna, Alix, Denning, Altus and Clarksville. SourceGas had 56 employees working the incident between Fayetteville and the Arkansas River Valley. Crews were sent to check meters and survey the pipelines for leaks to assess the extent of damage.
November 30, 2009Hearts Warming Homes Program Announced for 2009 - 2010 Heating Season
SourceGas announced today the renewal of its annual Hearts Warming Homes Program in conjunction with The Salvation Army, which administers the program. Hearts Warming Homes provides energy assistance based on needs arising from situations that are beyond people's control, and can be used for any fuel that is used for the primary source of heat (e.g. electricity, natural gas, propane, or wood). Last year, 312 families representing 852 individuals were served through Hearts Warming Homes.
August 31, 2009SourceGas Announces Customer Service Enhancements
SourceGas, announced the implementation of a new billing system and in-house customer care center for all of its natural gas customers. The new call center, located in Fayetteville, will offer expanded business hours from 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Central Time, Monday through Friday. SourceGas will continue to provide emergency call coverage, including leak calls and priority calls, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The new billing system will be an upgrade over the existing billing platform, and new payment methods will include pay by phone, internet, additional third-party payment locations, electronic/paperless bill, and no-fee credit card payments.
July 1, 2008Sale of AWG to SourceGas Completed
SourceGas LLC announced today the completion of its first strategic acquisition, Arkansas Western Gas. The Arkansas Public Service Commission issued an Order yesterday approving the purchase of SourceGas Arkansas, from Southwestern Energy Company (NYSE: SWN). SourceGas and SWN closed the sale effective today July 1, 2008.