2000 – The Marcellus Shale formation, which stretches from New York to West Virginia, begins to be widely explored; doubling the country’s known reserves of natural gas while lowering and stabilizing the cost of natural gas for years to come.
2004 – The Philadelphia Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 27-10 to advance to the Super Bowl for the first time in 24 years.
2005 – Hurricanes Rita and Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast of the U.S. disrupting the lives of millions of Americans in addition to causing billions of dollars in damage and spiking natural gas prices to record highs.
2007 – The Comcast Center surpassed One Liberty Place to become the city’s tallest building in addition to making Philadelphia one of only four American cities with two or more buildings over 900 feet.
2008 – The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Tampa Bay Rays in five games to win their second World Series title.
2009 – PGW launched Pennsylvania’s largest natural gas energy conservation program to help 100,000 customers become more energy efficient.
2010 – PGW wins the American Public Gas Association’s prestigious Marketing and Sales Award and is named for the second time as one of 2010’s best diversity companies by the Diversity/Careers in Engineering and Information Technology magazine.
2011 – Under the leadership of David M. Seltzer, Chairman of the Board; Thomas E. Knudsen, President and Chief Executive Officer; and Craig E. White, Executive Vice President and Acting Chief Operating Officer; PGW begins 2011 with no short term borrowed funds, collecting 98 cents of every dollar billed and re-engineered Field Operations and Customer Service Departments generating over $20 million of cost savings and revenue enhancements.