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New online procurement system makes it easier for area vendors to do business with PGW


PHILADELPHIA (August 6, 2020) - Area businesses facing challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could discover new or existing opportunities by registering in Philadelphia Gas Works’ (PGW) electronic bidding process. Through PGW’s new Procureware system, local businesses will find a simple and easy way to match their services to PGW’s contracting notices.

“PGW is always looking for partners to work alongside us in our mission to provide safe, reliable natural gas service to residents and businesses,” said Erica Patterson, Director, Contracts Management & Supplier Diversity at PGW. “As the current health crisis continues to impact the City, we want local businesses to be aware that PGW does have prospects available and we encourage them to participate in our vendor network.” 

Current PGW vendors and potential suppliers can visit to create a new user profile to access the procurement system to view PGW’s RFP (Request for Proposals), RFI (Request for Information) and RFQ (Request for Quotations) postings. The bidding portal is accessible through any web browser, platform or operating system. Vendors can also choose automated email communications for bid opportunities.

PGW encourages the growth of companies with certification as Minority, Women, Veteran, and Disabled-owned Business Enterprises. In addition to the opportunities PGW’s bidding system offers the City’s business community, the paperless procurement system also furthers the company’s commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability. For more information, visit

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Natural Gas smells bad on purpose

That “rotten egg” smell is the smell of natural gas. If you think you smell gas leave the area immediately, and then call PGW at 215-235-1212 from a safe location.

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Also if you smell gas:

  • Do not use electrical devices including cell phones which may cause a spark and ignite the gas.
  • Do not use an open flame, matches or lighters.
  • Do not try to locate the source of the gas leak.
  • Do not try to shut off any natural gas valves or gas appliances.
  • Do not start vehicles.
  • Do not re-enter the building or return to the area until a PGW employee or a qualified utility representative says it is safe to do so.
  • Do not put out the flames if natural gas ignites.