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PGW operates one of the largest LNG facilities in the country and is assessing the potential for expansion.

(Philadelphia, Pa. – January 12, 2015) – Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW) today announced that it is accepting non-binding proposals for the purchase of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG). This ‘Open Season’ for proposals extends until January 23, 2015 and will assist the company in assessing the market potential of its natural gas liquefaction capabilities. In fiscal year 2014, PGW sold more than 1 Billion cubic feet (Bcf) of LNG to customers for a variety of uses, including as alternative fuel for high-horsepower engines. The company now seeks to measure the potential size of the market, to better gauge market interest in purchasing LNG from its on-site facility, and to gain insight into the value of liquefaction capacity expansion.

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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.