Press Releases

Interior Gas Utility Celebrates Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day on March 18th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Michelle Hollowell Phone: 907-452-7111 Email: mhollowell@fngas.com Download this Release Interior Gas Utility Celebrates Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day on March 18th Fairbanks, AK - The Interior Gas Utility will observe Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day on March 18, 2019. This is the fourth year in which Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day [...]

By |2019-03-14T17:56:55-08:00March 14th, 2019|Press Releases|

IGU Board to Discuss MOU to Acquire Pentex

IGU Board to Discuss the MOU with AIDEA for the Acquisition of Pentex Alaska and the Financing and Integration of the FNSB Natural Gas Utilities. Seeking public input. Download Press Release: igu_20170103_meeting_notice-press-release-final Download MOU Overview: MOU Overview    

By |2016-12-31T12:06:50-08:00December 30th, 2016|Press Releases|

IGU General Manager Hired

Jomo Stewart named first employee of the Interior Gas Utility Fairbanks, AK – The Interior Gas Utility Board of Directors unanimously voted Tuesday to hire Jomo Stewart as the first General Manager of the utility. Stewart’s duties will officially begin on April 18, 2016. “The board of directors is excited to welcome Mr. Stewart as [...]

By |2016-04-06T10:34:07-08:00April 6th, 2016|Interior Gas News, Press Releases|

IGU Board Releases 6 Year Plan

The Interior Gas Utility Board of Directors approved the Six Year Plan for the natural gas utility on May 20, 2014. “The Six Year Plan is a working document that formalizes the direction of the IGU by recognizing the genesis of the project and creates a guide to move forward,” said Bob Shefchik, IGU Board [...]

By |2016-12-04T09:09:25-08:00May 23rd, 2014|Press Releases|

IGU Authorized for Short Term Financing

The Interior Gas Utility was authorized $8.1 million from the SETS program from the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) board of directors Thursday, April 3, 2014. The IGU’s proposed gas distribution project qualifies for the loan under the SETS program set in Senate Bill 23 for initial development work. Download Press Release

By |2016-12-04T09:09:31-08:00April 4th, 2014|Press Releases|

Interior Gas Utility Advances Plans for Natural Gas Distribution

The Interior Gas Utility (IGU) announced MWH Americas, Inc. as the management team advancing the natural gas distribution project for the Fairbanks North Star Borough. IGU awarded the management contract to MWH on January 18, 2014 after the Regulatory Commission of Alaska granted IGU a service area on December 20, 2013. Download Press Release

By |2016-12-04T09:09:41-08:00February 4th, 2014|Press Releases|