Retail Markets Investigation - Natural Gas

 

By order entered on September 12, 2013, the Commission launched this statewide investigation with the goal of receiving recommendations for improvements to ensure that a properly functioning and workable competitive retail natural gas market exists in Pennsylvania.

Investigation of Pennsylvania's Retail Natural Gas Supply Market - Consolidated Case View

For information on the Commission’s Investigation of Pennsylvania’s Retail Electricity Market, please see the following page of the Commission’s website: Retail Electricity Markets Investigation.

Phase One

The first phase of the investigation will include an assessment regarding whether effective competition exists in Pennsylvania’s current retail natural gas market.  Additionally, recommended improvements will be provided, if needed, to ensure that a properly functioning and workable competitive retail natural gas market exists in Pennsylvania.

Order - The Commission's order posed several questions and asked interested parties to submit comments by December 12, 2013.  Docket No. I-2013-2381742.

 

Orders

Order - Rulemaking to amend the provisions of 52 Pa. Code, Chapter 59 regulations regarding standards for changing a customer's natural gas supplier. Public Meeting of April 20, 2017. Docket No. L-2016-2577413.

Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Order - Rulemaking ot amend the provisions of 52 Pa. Code, Chapter 59 regulations regarding standards for changing a customer's natural gas supplier. Public Meeting of December 22, 2016. Docket No. L-2016-2577413.

Final Order - Valley Energy and temporary exemption from NGS logos on customer bills. Public Meeting of July 21, 2016 at Docket No. P-2016-2550226.

Final Rulemaking Order - regarding Customer Information Disclosure Requirements for Natural Gas Suppliers Providing Natural Gas Supply to Residential and Small Business Customers - Public Meeting of April 21, 2016. Docket No. L-2015-2465942.

Final Order on Joint Natural Gas Distribution Company - Natural Gas Supplier Bill - Public Meeting of August 20, 2015 at Docket No. M-2015-2474802.

Final Order on NGDC Customer Account Number Access Mechanism for NGSs - Public Meeting of July 8, 2015 at Docket No. M-2015-2468991.

Tentative Order on the Investigation of PA's Retail Natural Gas Market: Joint Natural Gas Distribution Company-Natural Gas Supplier Bill - Public Meeting of April 23, 2015. Docket No. M-2015-2474802.

Tentative Order on NGDC Customer Account Number Access Mechanism for NGSs - Public Meeting of April 9, 2015. Docket No. M-2015-2468991.

Proposed Rulemaking Order Regarding Customer Information Disclosure Requirements - Public Meeting of March 26, 2015. Docket No. L-2015-2465942. Amendments and additions to Title 52 of the Pennsylvania Code, Sections 62.72, 62.75, and 62.81.

Final Order on the Investigation of Pennsylvania's Retail Natural Gas Supply Market - Public Meeting of December 18, 2014.  Docket No. I-2013-2381742.

Tentative Order on the Investigation of Pennsylvania's Retail Natural Gas Supply Market - Public Meeting of August 21, 2014. Docket No. I-2013-2381742.

 

Secretarial Letters

Secretarial Letter - Announces launch of new stand-alone PAGasSwitch website. Dated February 22, 2016.