Press Releases

Titan Plant Expansion Pause Will Not Affect New Service for the Interior

The Interior Gas Utility (IGU) is currently taking applications for new service in Fairbanks and North Pole and will be installing new service lines beginning in June as planned. IGU is currently filling the 5.25 million-gallon storage tank which allows for a long-awaited ability to increase natural gas sales, while providing thousands more homes and [...]

By |2020-05-08T12:26:28-08:00May 8th, 2020|Press Releases|

IGU Suspends Non-Payment Disconnects & Late Fees

Recognizing the significant impact that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having on our community, effective March 11, 2020, FNG is temporarily*** suspending: Service disconnects for non-payment; and Assessment of late payment fees. Customers should continue to make payments on time, as able, since monthly bills will continue to be sent out. Read the Full Covid-19 Customer [...]

By |2020-03-25T14:35:47-08:00March 25th, 2020|Interior Gas News, Press Releases|

IGU Celebrates Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day

Fairbanks, Alaska – IGU will observe the national Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day on March 18, 2020. This is the fifth year in which Natural Gas Utility Workers’ Day has been officially celebrated across the country. This day of recognition is a time when communities such as ours give recognition to the employees who provide [...]

By |2020-03-17T15:53:29-08:00March 17th, 2020|Press Releases|

IGU Finalizing Fairbanks Large Storage Tank and Breaking Ground in North Pole

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2019 IGU Finalizing Fairbanks Large Storage Tank and Breaking Ground in North Pole Expanding the Energy Horizons for the Fairbanks North Star Borough The Interior Gas Utility (IGU) is excited to announce that the balance of plant work is currently being completed on the large storage tank, as it [...]

By |2019-10-08T12:58:51-08:00October 8th, 2019|Interior Gas News, 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 |2016-12-31T12:06:50-09:00December 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 |2016-12-04T09:09:25-09:00May 23rd, 2014|Press Releases|