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Natural Gas Distribution

CenterPoint Energy’s natural gas distribution businesses have been serving customers for more than 135 years. With more than 107,000 miles of main and service lines, each year we deliver natural gas to more than 3.3 million residential, commercial and industrial customers in six states.

The major cities we serve are Houston, Texas; Minneapolis, Minnesota; Little Rock, Arkansas; Biloxi/Gulfport, Mississippi; Shreveport, Louisiana; and Lawton, Oklahoma.


Natural Gas Distribution Fast Facts

Data as of Dec. 31, 2013

 Residential customers 3,090,966
 Commercial and Industrial (C&I) customers    247,100
 Main and service lines  118,188 miles
 Total gas sold/delivered  447 billion cubic feet (Bcf)
 Gas delivered to residential customers  182 Bcf
 Gas delivered to C&I customers  265 Bcf


CenterPoint Energy Services (CES), our competitive natural gas sales and services business, complements our gas distribution business. With offices in Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Texas and Wisconsin, CES serves over 25,000 customers across 20 states, providing competitive gas services for end-use customers. CES had a total throughput of 645 billion cubic feet of gas in 2013.